The logarithms of any number N to any base M is the index or power to which the base must be raised, to equal the number N.
The logarithms of any given number consist of two parts called the characteristics and the mantissa. The characteristics is a whole number which can either be positive, zero or negative integers, While the Mantissa is the decimal (fractional) part of the integers always from the table values.
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