3: Logarithms = Exponent-busters

click here if logs are completely new to youIn a word: when you have a problem with exponents, try logs. The great thing about logs is that they help make sense of very large and very small numbers.  They also help in solving equations with exponents.

If you’re already comfortable with log expressions, just keep going. Otherwise, click here for  a quick reminder and an attempt to explain that exponent-busting magic.