| Dionysius Lardner - Plane trigonometry - 1828 - 438 pages
...numbers whatever are considered as powers of some number arbitrarily assumed, which is called a base, **and the exponent of that power of the base, which is equal to any** proposed number, is called the logariflvm of that number. Thus, if we consider all numbers as powers... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845
...logarithm of 4, in the above series is 2; and if this number be multiplied by 3, the product will be— 6, **which is the logarithm of 64, or the third power of...system of logarithms, N any number, and x such that** N = a* then x is called the logarithm of N in the system whose base is a. The base of the common system... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - 1845 - 896 pages
...most convenient for practice, are such as are adapted to a series increasing in a tenfold ratio, as ia **the last of the above forms, and are those which are...system of logarithms, N any number, and x such that** N = a* then x is called the logarithm of N in the system whose base is a. The base of the common system... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 380 pages
...system of logarithms, all numbers are considered as the powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, **which is called the base of the system ; and the exponent...equal to any given number is called the logarithm** ofthat number. Thus, if a be the base of a system of logarithms, and a? = N, then 2 is the logarithm... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 346 pages
...system of logarithms, all numbers are considered as the powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, **which is called the base of the system ; and the exponent...equal to any given number is called the logarithm** ofvhat number. Thus, if a be the base of a system of logarithms, and a2 = N, then 2 is the logarithm... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1846 - 542 pages
...system of logaritlims, alt numbers are considered as the powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, **which is called the BASE of the system, and the exponent...base which is equal to any given number is called** tiic LOGARITHM of that number. Thus, if a be the base of a system of logarithms, N any number, and... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1846 - 544 pages
...numbers are considered as the powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, which is called the BASE oj **the system, and the exponent of that power of the...equal to any given number is called the LOGARITHM** oftiiat number. Thus, if a be the base of a system of logarithms, N any number, and x such that N=a',... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1847 - 503 pages
...system of logaritlims, all numbers are considered as the powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, **which is called the BASE of the system, and the exponent...equal to any given number is called the LOGARITHM of** tit at number. Thus, if a be the base of a system of logarithms, N any number, and x such that N=«V... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1849 - 504 pages
...numbers are considered as At powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, which is called the BASED/ **the system, and the exponent of that power of the...called the LOGARITHM of that number. Thus, if a be** tho base of a system of logarithms, N any number, and i such that N=a', then x is called the logarithm... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 410 pages
...logarithms, all numbers are con- .' '", sidered as the powers of some one number, arbitrarily assumed, **which is called the base of the system ; and the exponent of that power of the** lose, which is equal to any given number, is catted the LOGARITHM of that number. Thus, if a is the... | |
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