| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| John Bascombe Lock - 1882
...of a logarithm can be always obtained by the following rule, which is evident from page 167. RULE. **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** integral figures in that number. The characteristic of a number less than unity is negative, and (when... | |
| Sydney Lupton - 1882 - 286 páginas
...=0, 10=10', log 10 =1, 100=10°, log 100 =2, 1000 = 102, log 1000 = 3. Hence the characteristic for **a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** figures in the integral part of the number. When a characteristic is negative the minus sign is written... | |
| John Bascombe Lock - 1885 - 274 páginas
...of a logarithm can be always obtained by the following rule, which is evident from page 167. RULE. **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** integral figures in that number. O The characteristic of a number less than unity is negative, and... | |
| Daniel Evan Jones - 1888 - 260 páginas
...and the logarithm of any number between 100 and 1000 lies between 2 and 3. Hence the rule : — (1.) **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** integral figures in that number. Thus log 3-14 = 0-4969 log 3 1-4 =1-4969 log 3 14 =2-4969 log 3140... | |
| Alexander Wynter Blyth - 1890 - 676 páginas
...together give the mant.issa of the logarithm of the number. To this the index 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... | |
| Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight - 1891 - 557 páginas
...f)!""1) + a fraction. .'. }ogN =(n— 1 ) + a fraction. ^ Hence the characteristic is n— 1 ; that is, **the characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** less by one t/um the number of digits in its integral part, and is positive. 211. To determine the... | |
| Edward Albert Bowser - 1892 - 368 páginas
...examples that the characteristic of a logarithm can always be obtained by the following rule : BULK. — **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** digits in the whole number. The characteristic of the logarithm of a number less than unity is negative,... | |
| Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight - 1893 - 404 páginas
...lQ(>ll)-hl lection . . ' . log N— (n - 1 ) + a fraction. Hence the characteristic is n — 1 ; that is, **the characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** less by one than the number of digits in its integral part, and i& positive. 163. To determine the... | |
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