# 12: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

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## Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, the student should be able to

• Find the inverse of a function (both equation and graph)
• Apply the properties of logarithms
• Solve exponential and logarithmic equations
• Graph exponential and logarithmic functions
• Determine the domain of exponential and logarithmic functions
• Solve applications using exponential and logarithmic functions

As our study of algebra advances, we begin to study more complex functions. One pair of functions that have a distinct relationship with each other is exponential and logarithmic functions. First, we take a look at a special relationship between certain functions, then move into exponential and logarithmic functions.

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