SOLUTION: a. The approximation of the natural logarithm of 2: ln 2 &#8776; 0.693 is commonly used by applied scientists, biologists, chemists, and computer scientists. For example, chemists

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 Click here to see ALL problems on logarithm Question 636604: a. The approximation of the natural logarithm of 2: ln 2 ≈ 0.693 is commonly used by applied scientists, biologists, chemists, and computer scientists. For example, chemists use it to compute the half-life of decaying substances. Based on this approximation and the power rule for logarithmic expressions, how could you approximate ln 8, without a calculator? Explain. Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The approximation of the natural logarithm of 2: ln 2 ≈ 0.693 is commonly used by applied scientists, biologists, chemists, and computer scientists. For example, chemists use it to compute the half-life of decaying substances. Based on this approximation and the power rule for logarithmic expressions, how could you approximate ln 8, without a calculator? ------------- 8 = 2^3 ln(8) = 3*ln(2) Multiply it by 3