If the number is less than 1, make the characteristic of the logarithm negative, and one unit more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given number. New School Algebra - Page 372by George Albert Wentworth - 1898Full view - About this book
| William Henry Johnstone - 1859 - 80 pages
...number. If the natural number have no integer places, then the characteristic is a negative quantity one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** 31. Hence, referring to the table given above we shall find: log 295-24 = 2-4701752 log 29-547 = 1-4705134... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Trigonometry - 1882 - 232 pages
...number one more than the number of units in the characteristic. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| George Albert Wentworth, George Anthony Hill - Logarithms - 1883 - 186 pages
...number one more than the number of units in the characteristic. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Plane trigonometry - 1885 - 96 pages
...number one more than the number of units in the characteristic. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1886 - 168 pages
...number one more than the number of units in the characteristic. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - 1887 - 206 pages
...number one more than the number of units in the characteristic. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1891 - 380 pages
...more than the number of units in the characteristic. RULE 4. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. Thus, the characteristic... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1891 - 550 pages
...more than the number of units in the characteristic. RULE 4. If the characteristic is negative, make **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** corresponding number one less than the number of units in the characteristic. is 4, the corresponding... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Logarithms - 1895 - 106 pages
...characteristic of the logarithm one unit less than the number of figures on the left of the decimal point. **If the number is less than 1 , make the characteristic...than the number of zeros between the decimal point** aud the first significant figure of the given number. If the characteristic of a given logarithm is... | |
| George Albert Wentworth, George Anthony Hill - Logarithms - 1895 - 194 pages
...characteristic of the logarithm one unit less than the number of figures on the left of the decimal point. lf **the number is less than 1. make the characteristic...logarithm. negative. and one unit more than the number of** seros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given number. lf the characteristic... | |
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