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This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the IMLOG10 function in Microsoft Excel.

## Description

Returns the common logarithm (base 10) of a complex number in x + yi or x + yj text format.

## Syntax

IMLOG10(inumber)

The IMLOG10 function syntax has the following arguments:

• Inumber    Required. A complex number for which you want the common logarithm.

## Remarks

• Use COMPLEX to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.

• The common logarithm of a complex number can be calculated from the natural logarithm as follows:

## Example

Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.

 Formula Description Result =IMLOG10("3+4i") Logarithm (base 10) of 3+4i 0.698970004336019+0.402719196273373i

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