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July 10th, 2014, 06:21 AM  #21 
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I don't use any type of logs except natural logs, personally  if I want the base10 log of x I write $\log x/\log 10.$ Sometimes people write $\log_kx$ to mean $\log\log\cdots\log x$, where there are $k$ logs, and avoiding subscripts for bases is one reason for that. 
July 10th, 2014, 07:37 AM  #22  
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July 10th, 2014, 10:14 AM  #23  
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That's pretty common.  

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