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Corollary. When the base is less than unity, it follows, from art. 3, that the logarithms of all numbers greater than unity are negative, while those of all numbers less than unity are positive. But when, as is almost always...
Binomial Theorem and Logarithms: For the Use of the Midshipmen at the Naval ... - Página 49
por William Chauvenet - 1843 - 92 páginas
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## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - 1837 - 288 páginas
...the system of logarith'mSj is of great importance ; and the logarithm of a number may be defined as the exponent of the power to which the base of the system must be raised in order to produce this number. Logarithm of Product and of Power. 6. Corollary. When the base...
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## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - 1837 - 288 páginas
...of the system of logarithms, is of great importance; and the logarithm of a number maybe defined as the exponent of the power to which the base of the system must be raised in order to produce this number. Logarithm of Product and of Power. 6. Corollary. When the base...
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## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - 1843 - 284 páginas
...of logarithms, is of great importance ; and the logarithm of a number may be defined as the ezponent of the power to which the base of the system must be raised in order to produce this number. Logarithm of Product and of Power. 8. Corollary. When the base...
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## An introduction to the differential and integral Calculus

James Thomson - 1848
...number, and y its logarithm, we arrive at the conclusion, that the logarithm of a number is the index of the power to which the base of the system must be raised to produce that number. Thus, in the common logarithms, m which 10, the radix of the decimal...
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## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Ewquations ...

Benjamin Osgood Peirce - 1855 - 288 páginas
...system of logarithms, is of great importance ; and the logarithm of a number may be denned as t/ic exponent of the power to which the base of the system must be raised in order to produce this number. Logarithm of Product and of Power. 8. Corollary. When the base...
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## The Elements of Logarithms: With an Explanation of the Three and Four Place ...

James Mills Peirce - 1873 - 83 páginas
...number to which all numbers are referred in that system. It may have any positive value except unity. The logarithm of a number in any system is the exponent...the power to which the base of the system must be raised to produce that number. The antilogarithm of a number is that number of which the given number...
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## Logarithms and Metric Measures

George Albert Wentworth - 1898 - 94 páginas
...fixed number to which all numbers may be referred. The base may have any positive value except unity. The logarithm of a number in any system is the exponent of the power to which the base must be raised to produce that number. Thus, if a is the base, and n and x have such values that a*...
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## School Science and Mathematics, Volumen18

1918
...commonly in use should be clearly and definitely impressed. The logarithm of a number is the index of the power to which the base of the system must be raised to equal a given number. This can be done by having the pupil show that the log 1000 to the...
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## Statistics as Applied in Business

Benjamin Franklin Young - 1925 - 639 páginas
...of graphs on the grid each represents. LEGEND. See Key. LOGARITHM. The logarithm of a given number is the exponent of the power to which the base of the system has to be raised to produce the given number. The Common System whose base is 10 is the one used most...
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## Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Volumen4

United States. War Dept - 1883
...6, which is called the base of the system of logarithms. The logarithm of a number may be defined as the exponent of the power to which the base of the system must be raised in order to produce this number. When the base is greater than unity, the logarithms of all...
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