Computes the natural logarithm of an input value. The value can be a Decimal or Integer literal or a reference to a column containing numeric values.

Numeric literal example:

ln(10)

Output: Returns the value X, such that e x, is 10. This value is approximately 2.302585092994046.

Column reference example:

ln(MyValue)

Output: Returns the power to which e is raised to yield the value in the MyValue column.

ln(numeric_value)


ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
numeric_valueYstring, decimal, or integerName of column or Decimal or Integer literal to apply to the function

numeric_value

Name of the column or numeric literal, the natural logarithm of which is to be computed.

Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesString (column reference) or Integer or Decimal literal10

Example - Exponential Functions