The LOG Function

The LOG function returns a numeric value that approximates the logarithm to the base e (natural log) of argument-1. The type of this function is numeric.

General Format

Syntax for General Format for the LOG function


  1. Argument-1 must be class numeric.
  2. The value of argument-1 must be greater than zero.

Returned Values

  1. The returned value is the approximation of the logarithm to the base e of argument-1.
  2. Floating-point format is used for numeric non-integer results.