Manual of Mathematicall Tables

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1860 - 252 páginas
 

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Página 8 - The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of integral figures in that number.
Página 4 - Hence we see that if we wish to divide one number by another, we have only to subtract the logarithm of the divisor from that of the dividend ; the difference will be the logarithm of their quotient. (4.) Since, in Briggs...
Página 7 - As in the latter case, all the sines and cosines, all the tangents from o° to 45°, and all the cotangents from 45° to 90°, are less than unity (or i), the logarithms of these quantities have negative characteristics or indices.
Página 8 - " = тез =o.oi t0"3 = = o-001 &c. &c. It follows from this, that the characteristics of the logarithms of all numbers less than unity are negative, and may be found by The...
Página 5 - ... will be the logarithm of the quotient. 3°. Find from the Tables the corresponding number. This will be the required quotient.
Página 8 - If the value of the log sine, log cosine, &c., be given, and it is required to find the angle, we use the following 1°.
Página 3 - XXXII, page 50.) 2°. Add these together, the sum will be the logarithm of the product. 3°. Find from the Tables the corresponding number. (For the method of finding the corresponding number to a log., see pages 57 to 58.) This will be required product.
Página 7 - Division by Logarithms — 7. Involution by Logarithms.— 8. Evolution by Logarithms.— 9.

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