**Explain why log(5 × 2) is not equal to log 5 × log 2.**

**Answer:**

Find the monthly interest rate.

What is the monthly interest rate if an annual rate is 17.5%?

log(5*2) = log10 = 1

log5 * log2 = 0.6989 * 0.3010 = 0.2104

**Explain why log(5 × 2) is not equal to log 5 × log 2.**

**Answer:**

Find the monthly interest rate.

What is the monthly interest rate if an annual rate is 17.5%?

log(5*2) = log10 = 1

log5 * log2 = 0.6989 * 0.3010 = 0.2104