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# log- inverse of exponential functions watch

1. Logs are the inverse of exponential functions right? But isn't square, cube and etc route also the inverse of exponents? I'm confused... how can they both be the inverse?
2. you`re probably confusing "THE exponential function" with "functions with exponents - i.e. powers)

THE exponential function is

a function with exponents (or powers) is any function where something is raised to a rational power (the quotient of 2 rational numbers), e.g (2/1)=2, (1/3), -2/5) etc, be it an x, an expression in x, a trif expression such as (sin(x))^2 etc.

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