# How do you format a logarithm's base in Stack Exchange? [closed]

How would you type log [base] (4) in stack exchange?

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## closed as off topic by Grigory M, Ilya, J. M., Srivatsan, Hans LundmarkNov 9 '11 at 11:59

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$\log_4(4)$...\log_4(4) in dollar signs – David Mitra Nov 9 '11 at 10:54
Is it the correct place to ask this question? – user13838 Nov 9 '11 at 10:55
– Grigory M Nov 9 '11 at 10:57
Thank you that will be very usefull – Rollo Nov 9 '11 at 11:06

$\log_2 4$ converts to $\log_2 4$