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Describe a real-life example that is modeled by a logarithmic equation.   Include mathematical formulas in your explanation.

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 Describe a real-life example that is modeled by a logarithmic equation.   Include mathematical formulas in your explanation.

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Step 1

The logarithmic functions are very helpful when working with large number of values.

 

The logarithms are used in calculating the earthquake intensity measurement, acidic measurement of solutions (pH value), sound intensity measurement and to express larger values etc.

 

The earthquake measurement instrument is known as seismograph.

 

Step 2

The magnitude of an earthquake is calculated by comparing the maximum amplitude of the seismic waves to an arbitrary, minor amplitude.

M= log(A/S), where A is the amplitude of the earthquake recorded by the seismograph taken from 100km app...

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