# Logarithm Notation

Logarithms are often abreviated as “log” followed by a subscript number representing the base and the number that the logarithm is being applied to.

## Concept

Logarithm | Operator

Taking the logarithm of an number is the inverse operation of exponentiation. The subscript number is the base of the logarithm and the expression is the operand.

Logarithms and Exponents Visualized