Name

log — calculate natural logarithm of an expression

Synopsis

log ( in x double precision );
 

Description

log calculates the natural logarithm of its argument and returns it as a IEEE 64-bit float.

Parameters

x

double precision

Return Values

log .

Examples

Example 24.207. Simple Examples

SQL> select concat ('the LOG of 0.513513 is: ', cast (log (0.513513) as varchar));
callret
VARCHAR
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the LOG of 0.513513 is: -0.666480

1 Rows. -- 4 msec.


See Also

exp , log10 , power , sqrt