| William Smyth - Algebra - 1830 - 278 pages
...these numbers ; this would be a table of logarithms. We define the logarithm of a number therefore, **the exponent of the power, to which it is necessary to raise a** given or invariable number, in order to produce the proposed number. Thus in the equation a* = y, xk... | |
| Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 446 pages
...raise an'tnvariable number, to form all these numbers, an idea will be had cf a table of logarithms. **The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power, to which it is necessary to** raisj a certain invariable number, in order to produce the first number. The invariable number may... | |
| Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 326 pages
...numbers; we shall then have an idea of a table of logarithms. We generally call the logarithm of a number **the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a** certain invariable number, in order to produce the first number. The invariable number may at first... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1835 - 378 pages
...invariable number, to form all these numbers, an idea will be had of a table of logarithms. Hence, **The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a** certain invariable number, in order to produce thefirst number. Any number, except 1, may be taken... | |
| Algebra - 1838 - 372 pages
...invariable number, to form all these numbers, an idea will be had of a table of logarithms, Hence, **The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a** certain invariable number, in order to produce thefrst number. Any number, except 1, may be taken for... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Trigonometry - 1838 - 328 pages
...from that of the dividend in order to obtain that of the quotient. i— i' - n ~~n' Since I — I1 **is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a** the base, in order to produce — it follows tn - —•-*• •.•*-:'•""" ft that I — I1 is... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Trigonometry - 1838 - 338 pages
...shall give a tolerably full exposition of the THEORY OF LOGARITHMS. 43. The logarithm of any given **number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** some particular number in order to produce the given number. Thus, let 10 be the number raised to the... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1842 - 368 pages
...invariable number, to form all these numbers, an idea will be had of a table of logarithms. Hence, **The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a** certain invariable number, in order to produce thefirst number. Any number, except 1, may be taken... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1842 - 284 pages
...by Jlf, a"=M Thus, if we make m=0, M will be equal to 1; if wi=l, M will be equal to 10, &.C. Hence, **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** the base of the system in order to produce the number. 1 76. Letting, as before, a denote the base... | |
| Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1842 - 326 pages
...Tables of logarithms in common use, are constructed upon the number 10 as a base. Hence, The common **logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which** 10 must be raised, in order to produce that number. Thus, 3 is the logarithm of 1000, because 103 =... | |
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