How are logarithams used in our daily life

$\begin{array}{l}\text{You have seen many different kind of functions. You know that each one can be used to model some kind of situation in the real world.}\\ \text{Exponential and logarithmic functions are no exception!}\\ \\ \text{Much of the power of logarithms is their usefulness in solving exponential equations. }\\ \text{Some examples of this include sound (decibel measures), earthquakes (Richter scale), the brightness of stars, and chemistry (pH balance, a measure of acidity and alkalinity)}\\ \text{Lets look at the Richter scale, a logarithmic function that is used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes. }\\ \text{The magnitude of an earthquake is related to how much energy is released by the quake.}\\ \text{Instruments called seismographs detect movement in the earth; the smallest movement that can be detected shows on a seismograph as a wave with amplitude }A_0\ \text{using the help of }\log_{ }fn.\end{array}$

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