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 Libros Libros The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of integral figures in that number. Manual of Mathematicall Tables - Página 8
por Joseph Allen Galbraith, Samuel Haughton - 1860 - 252 páginas
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Tables of six-figure logarithms. Stereotyped ed

Richard Farley - 1840 - 80 páginas
...characteristic may be positive or negative, and must be supplied according to the following rules : — 1 . The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is positive, and equal to one less than the number of integer places. 2. The characteristic of the logarithm...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Hand-book to the Local marine board examination [by J. Taylor].

Janet Taylor - 1853
...supplied. These observations being understood the following Rule must be borne in mind. Rule. The index of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of digits in the integral part, and when the number is less than unity, the index is properly negative,...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Manual of plane trigonometry, by J.A. Galbraith and S. Haughton

Joseph Allen Galbraith - 1854
...decimal part alone is registered in the tables, and is called the mantissa ; the integer part, which ie called the characteristic, is not entered, but may...logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than tf,e number of the digits of its integer part. Thus, the characteristic of the logarithm of 849 is...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## ELEMENTS OF PLANE AND SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY

ELIAS LOOMIS, LL.D. - 1859
...fraction. The integral part is called the characteristic, and may be known from the following RULE. The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity, is one less than the number of integral figures in the given number. Thus the logarithm of 297 is 2 plus a fraction ; that is, the...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Manual of mathematical tables, by J.A. Galbraith and S. Haughton

Joseph Allen Galbraith - 1860
...from this, that the characteristics of the logarithms of all numbers less than unity are negative, and may be found by The characteristic of the logarithm of a number less than unity, l1nd reduced to the decimal form, is negative, and one greater than the number of...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Mrs. Janet Taylor's Hand-book [&c.].

Janet Taylor - 1865
...supplied. These observations being understood, the following rule must be borne in mind. Rule. The index of the logarithm of a number greater than unity, is one less than the number of digits in the integral part, and when the number is less than unity, consisting of decimals only, then...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Plane trigonometry and logarithms

John Walmsley - 1865 - 182 páginas
...between n — 1 and n. Therefore the characteristic of its logarithm is n — 1. Hence the rule, — The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is less by one than the number of digits in the integral part of the number. (ii.) Let the number be a...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## A guide book to the Local marine board examination. The ordinary examination ...

Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1869
...oo is all that is registered in the tables, the characteristic being found as follows : — EULE vm. The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity, is one lets than the number of the digits of its integral part . Thus : the characteristic of the logarithm...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## The principles of arithmetic

Daniel O'Sullivan - 1872
...36500, and 365000 have all the same mantissa — namely, -5622929 — as the logarithm of 365. 284. The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is the number indicating how many places the most left-hand digit is from the units' place.* Thus, the...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro ## Spiral Slide Rule: Equivalent to a Straight Slide Rule 83 Feet 4 Inches Long ...

George Fuller - 1878 - 20 páginas
...together give the mantissa of the logarithm of the number. To this the indtx has to be added. The index of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of figures in the integral part of that number. Thus the index of 5432 is 3, of 543-2 is 2, of 54-32 is...
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