# A-level Mathematics/MEI/C2/Logarithms and Exponentials

< A-level Mathematics‎ | MEI‎ | C2

Understand the meaning of the word logarithm.

Understand the laws of logarithms and how to apply them.

Know the values of ${\displaystyle log_{a}a}$ and ${\displaystyle log_{a}1}$.

Know how to convert from an index to a logarithmic form and vice versa.

Know the function ${\displaystyle y=a^{x}}$ and its graph.

Be able to solve an equation of the form ${\displaystyle a^{x}=b}$.

Know how to reduce the equations ${\displaystyle y=ax^{n}}$ and ${\displaystyle y=ab^{x}}$ to linear form and, using experimental data, to draw a graph to find values of and .