(n) :
for a number $x$, the power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain $x$. Written $\backslash log\_b\; x$. For example, $\backslash log\_\{10\}\; 1000\; =\; 3$ because $10^3\; =\; 1000$

(n) :
for a number $x$, the power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain $x$. Written $\backslash log\_b\; x$. For example, $\backslash log\_\{10\}\; 1000\; =\; 3$ because $10^3\; =\; 1000$