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Is there a difference between lg and log because when looking up lg vs ln sometimes it's referenced as lg and other times as log and google has been no help with it.

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Log refers to base 10: if x = log(y) then 10^x = y
Ln refers to base e: if x = ln(y) then e^x = y
Lg refers to base 2: if x = lg(y) then 2^x = y

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