| Edward Albert Bowser - 1908 - 87 páginas
...evident from the above table that the characteristic can always be obtained by the following rule : **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** positive, and one less than the number of digits preceding the decimal point. The characteristic of... | |
| Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight - 1895 - 478 páginas
...и digits; then . •. 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 us integral part, and is positive. 409. To determine the characteristic... | |
| Edward Albert Bowser - 1895 - 87 páginas
...evident from the above table that the characteristic can always be obtained by the following rule : **The characteristic of the logarithm, of a number greater than unity is** positive, and one less than the number of digits preceding the decimal point. The characteristic of... | |
| John Bascombe Lock - 1896 - 147 páginas
...Arts. 120-125, that the characteristic of a logarithm can be obtained by the following rule : RULE. **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** figures in the integral part of the number. The characteristic of a number less than unity is negative,... | |
| John Bascombe Lock - 1896 - 147 páginas
...characteristic, and the decimal part, when it is so written that it is positive, is called the mantissa. RULE I. **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** ¡ess 6y one than the number of digits in its integral part, and is positice. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight - 1897 - 516 páginas
...JQ(nl)+ a fraction . л 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 is positive. 437. The Characteristic... | |
| Edwin Schofield Crawley - 1899 - 76 páginas
...less than 3, that is, its characteristic is 2; and so on. Hence, we have the following rule: II.The **characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of** significant figures preceding the decimal point. Again, from (a) it will be seen that if a number is... | |
| George Egbert Fisher - 1900 - 397 páginas
...10* its logarithm lies between n — 1 and n, Ie, is n — 1 + а decimal. We therefore have : (i.) **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** positive, and is one less than the number of dielits in its integral part. Eg, log 2756.3 = 3 + a decimal.... | |
| George Egbert Fisher, Isaac Joachim Schwatt - 1901 - 288 páginas
...10", its logarithm lies between n — 1 and n, ie, is n — 1 + a decimal. We therefore have : (i.) **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** positive, and is one less than the number of digits in its integral part. Eg, log 2756.3 = 3 + a decimal.... | |
| George Egbert Fisher, Isaac Joachim Schwatt - 1901 - 615 páginas
...10", its logarithm lies between n — 1 and n, ie, is n — 1 -fa decimal. We therefore have : (i.) **The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is** positive, and is one less than the number of digits in its integral part. Eg, log 2756.3 = 3 + a decimal.... | |
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