LOG10 function

Returns the base-10 logarithm of a number.

Syntax

LOG10(number)

Number     is the positive real number for which you want the base-10 logarithm.

Example

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Formula Description (Result)
=LOG10(86) Base-10 logarithm of 86 (1.934498451)
=LOG10(10) Base-10 logarithm of 10 (1)
=LOG10(1E5) Base-10 logarithm of 1E5 (5)
=LOG10(10^5) Base-10 logarithm of 10^5 (5)
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2007