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 Click here to see ALL problems on logarithm Question 604562: what is one less than 3000 in base 5. Please show step by stepAnswer by nerdybill(7008)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! what is one less than 3000 in base 5. Please show step by step . Begin by converting 3000 base 5 to base 10: 3*5^3 3*125 375 one less than the above is then: 374 . Or, you could do the math in base 5: 3000-1 = 2444 in base 5 converting to base 10 2*5^3 + 4*5^2 + 4*5 + 4 2*125 + 4*25 + 4*5 + 4 250 + 100 + 20 + 4 374