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logarithms: How would one use logarithms in everyday life?

Postby Motherof8 on Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:18 pm

How would one use logarithms in everyday life? Does it have to do with computer codes, perhaps?
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Re: logarithms: How would one use logarithms in everyday lif  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby maggiemagnet on Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:11 pm

The scale for measuring earthquakes is a logarithmic one, so a magnitude-4 earthquake is ten times as strong as a magnitude-3 earthquake. See if you can find other examples!
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