# Logarithmic Scale: Definition & Overview - Quiz & Worksheet

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### Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning logarithmic scales?

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### 2. A log-log chart is created using base 10 logarithms for both axes. An x value of -1.5 corresponds to a y value of -2. What are the original numbers being represented by x and y?

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Logarithmic scales are very useful for converting graphs into viewable information. After reviewing this quiz and worksheet, you should be able to understand the basic definition of logarithms and how to apply this mathematical concept to charts and graphs.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

• The definition of logarithms and logarithmic scale
• Standard logarithm notation
• How to apply logarithmic scale to several types of graphical information
• Different types of charts

## Skills Practiced

Use these materials to practice these skills:

• Making connections - use understanding of the concept of semi-log charts
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve logarithmic scale practice problems
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding log-log charts and interpret it correctly