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BigInteger.Log10 Method (BigInteger)


Returns the base 10 logarithm of a specified number.

Namespace:   System.Numerics
Assembly:  System.Numerics (in System.Numerics.dll)

public static double Log10(
	BigInteger value


Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger

A number whose logarithm is to be found.

Return Value

Type: System.Double

The base 10 logarithm of value, as shown in the table in the Remarks section.

Exception Condition

The base 10 log of value is out of range of the Double data type.

The value parameter is specified as a base 10 number.

The precise return value of the method depends on the sign of value, as the following table shows.

Sign of value parameter

Return value


The base 10 log of value; that is, log10value.





To calculate the natural logarithm of a BigInteger value, call the BigInteger.Log(BigInteger) method. To calculate the logarithm of a number in another base, call the BigInteger.Log(BigInteger, Double) method.

This method corresponds to the Math.Log10 method for the primitive numeric types.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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