# 1.WHY "e" IS SO SPECIAL?WHY ITS NATURAL?2.WHY LOG BASE e CALLED NATURAL LOGARITHM?WHATS SO NATURAL ABOUT IT?PLEASE REPLY.

Askiitians Expert Himanshu Geed - IIT Delhi
31 Points
12 years ago

### 2. loge is a "natural" log because it automatically springs from, and appears so often in, mathematics. For example, consider the problem of differentiating a logarithmic function:

$\frac{d}{dx}\log_b(x) = \frac{\log_b(e)}{x} =\frac{1}{x\ln(b)}$