Why doesn't Log[ E^x ] = x ?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg24250] Why doesn't Log[ E^x ] = x ?*From*: "Christopher R. Carlen" <crcarle at sandia.gov>*Date*: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 20:39:31 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Sandia National Laboratories*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi: E^Log[x] evaluates to x but Log[ E^x ] evaluates to Log[ E^x ] Why? Thanks. P.S. Mathematica 3.0 _______________________ Christopher R. Carlen Sr. Laser/Optical Tech. Sandia National Labs