| CHARLES DAVIES, LL.D. - 1863
...logarithm of any power of 10 is equal to the exponent of that power : hence the formula, log (10)' =p (3.) **If a number is not an exact power of 10, its logarithm...generally expressed decimally. The entire part of** a logarithm is called tJie characteristic, the decimal part, is called the mantissa. 4. If, in Equation... | |
| Charles Davies - 1871 - 431 páginas
...that, the logarithm of any power of 10 is equal to the exponent of that power: hence, the formula, If **a number is an exact power of 10, its logarithm is...generally expressed decimally. The entire part of** a logarithm is called the characteristic; the decimal part is called the mantissa. 4. If, in Equation... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - 1871 - 187 páginas
...of any power of 10 is equal to the exponent of that power : hence the formula, log (10)' =p (3.) If **a number is an exact power of 10, its logarithm is...generally expressed decimally. The entire part of** a logarithm is called the characteristic, the decimal part, is called the mantissa. 4. If, in Equation... | |
| Charles Davies - 1872 - 455 páginas
...logarithm of any power of 10 is equal to the exponent of that power: hence the formula, log (10)' =p (3.) **If a number is not an exact power of 10, its logarithm...generally expressed decimally. The entire part of** a logarithm is called the cJ>aracteristic, the decimal part, is called the mantissa. 4. If, in Equation... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - 1874 - 455 páginas
...of any power of 10 is equal to the exponent of that power : hence the formula, log (10)' =p, (3.) If **a number is an exact power of 10, its logarithm is...number is not an exact power of 10, its logarithm** not be a whole number, but will be made up of an entire part plus a fractional part, which is generally... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - 1880 - 318 páginas
...raise a fixed number to produce the given number; that is to say, it represents the number of times a **fixed number must be multiplied by itself in order...will not be a whole number, but will be made up of an** enure part plus a, fractional part, which is generally expressed decimally. The entire part of the... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - 1890 - 339 páginas
...raise a fixed number to produce the given number ; that is to say, it represents the number of times a **fixed number must be multiplied by itself in order...part of the logarithm is called the characteristic** ; the decimal part is called the mantissa. 2. The characteristic of the logarithm of a whole number... | |
| Alfred Hix Welsh - 1894 - 206 páginas
...it is found that the logarithm of 234 is 2.3692 ; that is, 102-3692 = 234. Cor. IV. — In general, **if a number is not an exact power of 10, its logarithm will** consist of two parts, — an entire part and a decimal part. • The entire part is called the Characteristic... | |
| George Washington Hull - 1895 - 344 páginas
...than 1 is positive, and the logarithm of a number less than 1 and greater than 0 is negative. '2d. If **a number is an exact power of 10, its logarithm is...number is not an exact power of 10, its logarithm** can be found only approximately. 3d. The logarithm of every number between — 1 and 10 is 0 + a decimal,... | |
| William Findlay Shunk - 1908 - 345 páginas
...raise a fixed number to produce the given number; that is to say, it represents the number of times a **fixed number must be multiplied by itself in order...part of the logarithm is called the characteristic** ; the decimal part is called the mantissa. 2. The characteristic of the logarithm of a whole number... | |
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