A-level Mathematics/MEI/C2/Logarithms and Exponentials

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Understand the meaning of the word logarithm.

Understand the laws of logarithms and how to apply them.

Know the values of  log_a a  and  log_a 1 .

Know how to convert from an index to a logarithmic form and vice versa.

Know the function  y = a^x and its graph.

Be able to solve an equation of the form  a^x = b .

Know how to reduce the equations  y = ax^n and  y = ab^x to linear form and, using experimental data, to draw a graph to find values of and .