Re: Re: Unexpected results

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg14337] Re: [mg14311] Re: [mg14212] Unexpected results*From*: Martin Kraus <mkraus at theorie3.physik.uni-erlangen.de>*Date*: Thu, 15 Oct 1998 00:28:42 -0400*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> Daniel, > > I think what you are looking for is Plot[10^Log[10,x],{x,0,10}]? > > Best regards, > > Martin > > Daniel Zepeda wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > Why doesn't > > > > Plot[10^Log[x], {x, 0,10}] > > > > plot what I expect? I expect it to plot y=x, but it doesn't, it plots an > > what looks like an exponential curve. > > > > Dan > In fact Log[x] gives the logarithm to basis E (often denoted as "ln x"). Thus 10^Log[x] is equal to x^Log[10] and not to x. Greetings another Martin :)