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Logarithms and Linear IntepolationBy just remembering the log to the base 10 values of 3 numbers, the log to the base 10 value of any number can be calculated approximately! and Example 1 : Find the log to the base 10 value of 204. We know, =2.30103, and =1+{0.8451+0.4771}= 2.3222 hence, would be 4/10th of the difference of the two added to We get 2.309498 and the actual value is 2.309630, a difference only in the fourth place after the decimal!!! This can be used for bigger numbers too, and for calculations which cannot be performed without the help of lograithms. The same method of approximation would apply to finding antilogarithms too! By knowing the basechanging rule in logarithm, the log to any base can be found of any number including logarithm to the base e, merely by knowing that approximately and approximately. Character is who you are when no one is looking. 