How to use the Excel LOG10 function

In this article, we will learn about how to use the LOG 10 function in Excel.

In mathematics log 10 is an inverse of an exponential function. The logarithm to base 10 (b = 10) is called the common logarithm.
10x= y
x  = log10(y)

The LOG 10 function returns the log of a value at base 10. For example log(10) at base 10 returns 1.


Note: it works the same as LOG function where base is fixed to 10.

Let’s understand this function using it an example.
Here we have numbers in Column A. we need to find the LOG10 of these numbers.
Use the formula


Here LOG10 returns the Logarithmic value at base 10.
Now we will apply the formula to other cells to get the log10 of all numbers.
As you can see LOG10 function returns the logarithmic of the numbers at baase 10.

Hope you understood how to use LOG10 function and referring cell in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel mathematical function function here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

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