Numeric functions are discussed in set 1 below

Mathematical Functions in Python | Set 1 ( Numeric Functions)

Logarithmic and power functions are discussed in this set.

**1. exp(a) **:- This function returns the value of** e raised to the power a (e**a) **.

**2. log(a, b)** :- This function returns the logarithmic **value of a with base b**. If base is not mentioned, the computed value is of natural log.

`# Python code to demonstrate the working of` `# exp() and log()` ` ` `# importing "math" for mathematical operations` `import` `math` ` ` `# returning the exp of 4` `print` `(` `"The e**4 value is : "` `, end` `=` `"")` `print` `(math.exp(` `4` `))` ` ` `# returning the log of 2,3` `print` `(` `"The value of log 2 with base 3 is : "` `, end` `=` `"")` `print` `(math.log(` `2` `,` `3` `))` |

Output:

The e**4 value is : 54.598150033144236 The value of log 2 with base 3 is : 0.6309297535714574

**3. log2(a) **:- This function computes value of **log a with base 2**. This value is **more accurate** than the value of the function discussed above.

**4. log10(a) **:- This function computes value of **log a with base 10**. This value is **more accurate** than the value of the function discussed above.

`# Python code to demonstrate the working of` `# log2() and log10()` ` ` `# importing "math" for mathematical operations` `import` `math` ` ` `# returning the log2 of 16` `print` `(` `"The value of log2 of 16 is : "` `, end` `=` `"")` `print` `(math.log2(` `16` `))` ` ` `# returning the log10 of 10000` `print` `(` `"The value of log10 of 10000 is : "` `, end` `=` `"")` `print` `(math.log10(` `10000` `))` |

Output:

The value of log2 of 16 is : 4.0 The value of log10 of 10000 is : 4.0

**5. pow(a, b)** :- This function is used to compute value of **a raised to the power b (a**b)**.

**6. sqrt() **:- This function returns the **square root** of the number.

`# Python code to demonstrate the working of` `# pow() and sqrt()` ` ` `# importing "math" for mathematical operations` `import` `math` ` ` `# returning the value of 3**2` `print` `(` `"The value of 3 to the power 2 is : "` `, end` `=` `"")` `print` `(math.` `pow` `(` `3` `,` `2` `))` ` ` `# returning the square root of 25` `print` `(` `"The value of square root of 25 : "` `, end` `=` `"")` `print` `(math.sqrt(` `25` `))` |

Output:

The value of 3 to the power 2 is : 9.0 The value of square root of 25 : 5.0

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