Log Scale

Exponential Patterns and Large Numbers

Exponential patterns are common in natural systems, but the implication of exponential growth and decay can be hard to comprehend.

The story of the wheat and the chessboard is a good way to introduce the challenge.

Log Scale Overview


Choosing the proper scale to use on each axis is important to get the most out of using charts to visualize data. You need to know when to use Linear, Semi-Log, or Log-Log charts when creating charts.

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