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Página 5 - To divide powers of the same base, subtract the exponent of the divisor from the exponent of the dividend.
Página 12 - The characteristic of the logarithm of 5673 is 3 ; of 73254 is 4, &c. The characteristic of the logarithm of a decimal fraction is a negative number, and is equal to the number of places by which its first significant figure is removed from the place of units. Thus the logarithm of .0046 is 3 plus a fraction ; that is, the characteristic of the logarithm is -3, the first significant figure, 4, being removed three places from units.
Página 45 - To Divide One Number by Another, Subtract the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend, and obtain the antilogarithm of the difference.
Página 29 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Página 6 - ... number by the exponent of the power, to which it is to be raised; the number in the table corresponding to this product, will be the power sought.
Página 46 - ADD the logarithms of the SECOND and THIRD terms, and .from the sum SUBTRACT the logarithm of the FIRST term.
Página 56 - Multiply the number of degrees in the arc by the area of the whole circle and divide by 360. Example. What is the area of a sector of a circle whose radius is 5 and length of arc 60°?
Página 47 - Divide the logarithm of the given number by the index of the root ; and the quotient will be the logarithm of the required root (Art.