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#1 2013-11-12 08:49:16

Al-Allo
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Registered: 2012-08-23
Posts: 324

Log

Hi, quick question.

Is there a difference in notation when I say :

(log8(x))^2

and

log8(x)^2

Is it different ??? Thank you !

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#2 2013-11-12 09:48:50

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 106,372

Re: Log

Hi;

The parentheses is not necessary, the log operator has precedence.


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