# LN

Returns the natural logarithm of a number. Natural logarithms are based on the constant e (2.71828182845904).

## Syntax

LN(<number>)


### Parameters

Term Definition
number The positive number for which you want the natural logarithm.

## Return value

A decimal number.

## Remarks

LN is the inverse of the EXP function.

## Example

The following example returns the natural logarithm of the number in the column, [Values].

= LN([Values])