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posted by david .
how can you simplify this??
log10(10^.5)
log10 as in log base 10
By definition:
Log_10[10^(x)] = x
ok, but it is 10 to the 1/2 power, not x
how would you simplify it then?
That's then the special case of x = 1/2:
If for all x:
Log_10[10^x] = x,
then for x = 1/2 this implies:
Log_10[10^(1/2)] = 1/2
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