



 
Hi Sarah, If you take the statement \[\log a = b\] and raise both sides to the tenth power you get \[10^{\log a} = 10^b.\] But $10^{\log a} = a$ so the equation becomes \[a = 10^b.\] Try this method with your equation $\log 2^{16} = 4.$ Raise both sides to the tenth power and see what you get. Penny  


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