# SOLUTION: I just can't get this! If a is a positive real number, such as a is not equal to 1, and a^x=b, then the logarthmic function is represented as what?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on logarithm Question 144391: I just can't get this! If a is a positive real number, such as a is not equal to 1, and a^x=b, then the logarthmic function is represented as what?Answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation Take the log of both sides Rewrite the left side using the identity Divide both sides by Simplify the right side by use of the change of base formula.