Log vs Ln


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Nathan Tran 4K
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Log vs Ln

Postby Nathan Tran 4K » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:52 pm

In the constants and equations sheet, there is an equation that simplifies the scalar quantity of ln(Q). However, it changes the ln to log. Can you do this? This seems fundamentally different?

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Re: Log vs Ln

Postby Nathan Tran 4K » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:57 pm

Oh apologies, I realized the simplification is different so the values probably somehow cancel out. Follow up question, how was this derivation solved?

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Re: Log vs Ln

Postby David Sarkissian 1K » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:03 pm

I'm not exactly sure how everything cancels out exactly, but I believe I can confirm from the book that there are some simplifications that can be done in order for log(Q) to be used rather than ln(Q) at the end of the equation.


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