What is a Logarithm?


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1. A logarithm is defined as which one of the following?

2. Which part of the logarithmic expression shown is the base?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your ability to define and understand logarithms will be assessed in this quiz and worksheet combination. You will need to be able to write out a logarithmic equation, define a logarithm, and identify the purpose of a logarithmic equation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your ability to:

  • Define logarithm
  • Explain the relationship between logarithm and exponentials

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve logarithmic practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding exponents and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast logarithms and exponentials
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding logarithmic equations

Additional Learning

Review this lesson, What is a Logarithm?, to increase your understanding about this mathematical construct. This lesson covers:

  • Defining logarithms
  • Explaining the relationship with exponentials
  • Practice using logarithmic equations