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If, therefore, a number is an exact power of 10, its logarithm is a whole number. If a number is not an exact power of 10, its logarithm will not be a whole number, but will be made up of an entire part plus a fractional part, which is generally expressed...
The Field Engineer: a Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ... - Página 11
por William Findlay Shunk - 1886 - 325 páginas
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## ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY

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...
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## Elements of Surveying and Levelling: With Descriptions of the Instruments ...

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...
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## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

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...
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## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

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...
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## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A.M. Legendre

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...
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## The Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ...

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...
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## The Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ...

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...
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## Plane and Spherical Trigonometry

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...
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## A Complete Algebra: For High Schools, Academies and Normal Schools

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,...
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## The Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and ...

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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