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Which of the following statements is not correct?

A. log10 10 = 1

B. log (2 + 3) = log (2 x 3)

C. log10 1 = 0

D. log (1 + 2 + 3) = log 1 + log 2 + log 3

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

$$\eqalign{ & {\text{A = Since lo}}{{\text{g}}_a}a = 1,{\text{ so lo}}{{\text{g}}_{10}}10 = 1 \cr & \cr & B = \,{\text{log}}\left( {2 + 3} \right) = 5\, \cr & \,\,\,{\text{and log}}\left( {2 \times 3} \right) = {\text{log}}6 \cr & = {\text{log}}2 + {\text{log}}3 \cr & \therefore \,{\text{log}}\left( {2 + 3} \right) \ne {\text{log}}\left( {2 \times 3} \right). \cr & \cr & C = \,{\text{ Since lo}}{{\text{g}}_a}1 = 0,so{\text{ lo}}{{\text{g}}_{10}}1 = 0. \cr & \cr & {\text{D = log}}\left( {1 + 2 + 3} \right) = {\text{ log}}6 \cr & = {\text{ log}}\left( {1 \times 2 \times 3} \right) \cr & = {\text{ log}}1 + {\text{ log}}2 + {\text{ log}}3. \cr & {\text{So (2) is incorrect}} \cr} $$

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