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Question says it all really.
I thought that it was pronounced "I N X", and then one of my teachers called it "Lan x".
Another calls it "Lun x".
Is there any specific way to say In(x)?
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My teachers say "lun x".
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Question says it all really.
I thought that it was pronounced "I N X", and then one of my teachers called it "lan x".
Is there any specific way to say In(x)?
Both are used frequently as well as "lun x". There's no official pronunciation.

Beyond school level maths it's commonly called "log x" because the natural logarithm is the only logarithm that mathematicians care about.
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Personally I say L N X
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The notation is an abomination in the first place, but because log for base 10 is preferred in applied fields like engineering, that's what's used at A-level.

To an A-level class I would say l n to avoid any confusion. Otherwise I'd just read log.
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https://www.strawpoll.me/18631540/
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No specific way as long as everyone knows what you're talking about.
I personally call it "log eks" or "natural log of eks" interchangeably.
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(Original post by Lil_freeman)
Question says it all really.
I thought that it was pronounced "I N X", and then one of my teachers called it "Lan x".
Another calls it "Lun x".
Is there any specific way to say In(x)?
Natural log.
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Reminds me of when our teacher started on sinh, cosh and tanh. How we laughed about him having forgotten to put his teeth in.
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Interesting. Thank you all!
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Usually it's either El En Ex, or LunX
Me personally, as I speak really fast, I just end up saying Elnex (which is supposed to be El En Ex said quickly :rofl:)
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log base e of x

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I've always said lin x
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(Original post by Lil_freeman)
Edit: Thank you to all who answered

Question says it all really.
I thought that it was pronounced "I N X", and then one of my teachers called it "Lan x".
Another calls it "Lun x".
Is there any specific way to say In(x)?
'Lin' 'x' or 'lun' 'x'
or you could just say: the natural logarithm of X.
Or logarithm of base e of X.

it doesn't matter
personally id probably go with 'lin'
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"lun x", "natural log of x", "log base e of x", "lin of x".

All of these are fine.
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natural logarithm of x
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