[PD] Pd the meaning of log in Pd

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Mon Jul 30 12:08:25 CEST 2001

ln(x)/ln(10) = log10(x)


ln(x)/ln(30) = log30(x)


On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:17:45 +0100
cormacmccann <cormacmccann at hotmail.com> wrote:

> to whom it concerns,
> I'm writing a program in Pd to calculate the points of the Mandelbrot
> set
> i need to use logarithms in my formulae but the logarithmic function in
> Pd
> seems to stand for ln-the natural logarithm (log to the base e)
> and not the normal "calculator's version" of log.
> Am i missing some object to overcome this or will i have to convert it
> using
> exponentials and other tricks.
> Is there no other way of finding say  the 30th root of a number
> apart from using logs or
> using the sqrt function 30 times!!!
> any comments would be appreciated.
> cormacmccann

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