# Logarithm/Related Articles  Main Article Discussion Related Articles  [?] Bibliography  [?] External Links  [?] Citable Version  [?] A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Logarithm.

## Parent topics

• Mathematics [r]: The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof. [e]

## Other related topics

• Discrete logarithm [r]: The problem of finding logarithms in a finite field. [e]
• Elementary algebra [r]: A fundamental and relatively basic form of algebra taught to students who are presumed to have little or no formal knowledge of mathematics beyond arithmetic. [e]
• Exponent [r]: A mathematical notation used to represent the operation of exponentiation. It is usually written as a superscript on a number or variable, called the base. For example, in the expression, the base is 5 and the exponent is 4. [e]
• Power law [r]: A mathematical relationship between two quantities where one is proportional to a power of the other: that is, of the form $y(x)=ax^{k}\!$ where $a$ and $k$ are constants, with $k$ being referred to as the exponent. [e]
• Real number [r]: A limit of the Cauchy sequence of rational numbers. [e]
• John Napier [r]: (1550 – 4 April 1617) The eighth Laird of Merchistoun, a mathematician, physicist, and astrologer. [e]