# Logarithm/Related Articles

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## Parent topics

- Mathematics [r]: The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof.
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## Subtopics

- Elementary function [r]: Mathematical functions built from a finite number of exponentials, logarithms, constants, one variable, and roots of equations through composition and combinations using the four elementary arithmetic operations (+ – × ÷).
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- Discrete logarithm [r]: The problem of finding logarithms in a finite field.
^{[e]} - Elementary algebra [r]: A fundamental and relatively basic form of algebra taught to students who are presumed to have little or no formal knowledge of mathematics beyond arithmetic.
^{[e]} - Exponent [r]: A mathematical notation used to represent the operation of exponentiation. It is usually written as a superscript on a number or variable, called the base. For example, in the expression, the base is 5 and the exponent is 4.
^{[e]} - Power law [r]: A mathematical relationship between two quantities where one is proportional to a power of the other: that is, of the form where and are constants, with being referred to as the exponent.
^{[e]} - Real number [r]: A limit of the Cauchy sequence of rational numbers.
^{[e]} - John Napier [r]: (1550 – 4 April 1617) The eighth Laird of Merchistoun, a mathematician, physicist, and astrologer.
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