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Both refer to a logarithm, but the base for "ln" is the number e (a special number roughly equal to 2.1781) while the base for "log" is 10, unless otherwise specified. "ln" is called the natural logarithm and "log" is called the common logarithm when it refers to the base 10 logarithm