Excel LOG10 Function

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel LOG10 Function in Excel to calculate the base-10 logarithm of a number, with formula examples.

LOG10 Function Description:

The LOG10 Function Calculates the base-10 logarithm of a number.

Formula Examples:

log10 function examples

Example Formula Result
1 =LOG10(C5) 1
2 =LOG10(C6) 1.30102999566398
3 =LOG10(C7) 2

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the LOG10 Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

number – A number.

Additional Notes

Use the LOG10 Function to calculate the logarithm of a number to base-10. Simply enter any number directly into the formula, or reference a cell containing a number.

LOG10 Examples in VBA

You can also use the LOG10 function in VBA. Type:

Executing the following VBA statements

will produce the following results

Vba log10 function

For the function arguments (number, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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How to use the LOG10 Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
log10 formula syntax
You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=LOG10(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
how to use the log10 function in excel

For more information about the LOG10 Formula visit the
Microsoft Website.