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" ... from the right hand as many places for decimals as there are figures in the multiplier, and add the product, so obtained, to the first logarithm, for the logarithm sought. "
Elements of Surveying: With the Necessary Tables - Page 12
by Charles Davies - 1830 - 306 pages
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1833 - 436 pages
...this number by the numbers that have been considered as ciphers : then, cut off from the right-hand as many places for decimals as there are figures in...logarithm of 672887. The log. of 672800 is found, on the llth page of the table, to be 5.827886, by prefixing the characteristic 5. The number corresponding...
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1836 - 359 pages
...and prefix a characteristic which shall be one less than the number of places including the ciphers. Take from the last column on the right of the page,...add the product, so obtained, to the first logarithm : this sum will be the logarithm sought. Let it be required to find the logarithm of 672887. The log....
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A Table of Logarithms: Of Logarithmic Sines, and a Traverse Table

Logarithms - 1836 - 177 pages
...this number- by the numbers that have been considered as ciphers : then, cut off from the right-hand as many places for decimals as there are figures in...logarithm of 672887. The log. of 672800 is found, on the l'lth page of the table, to be 6.827886, by prefixing the characteristic 5. The number corresponding...
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Elements of Surveying: Including a Description of the Instruments and the ...

Charles Davies - Navigation - 1837 - 336 pages
...the number on the same horizontal line with the logarithm, and multiply this number by the figures that have been considered as ciphers : then cut off...add the product so obtained to the first logarithm, and the sum will be the logarithm sought. Let it be required, for example, to find the logarithm of...
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Elements of Surveying: With a Description of the Instruments and the ...

Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 380 pages
...the number on the same horizontal line with the logarithm, and multiply this number by the figures that have been considered as ciphers : then cut off...add the product so obtained to the first logarithm, and the sum will be the logarithm sought. •Let it be- required, for example, to find the logarithm...
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Elements of Surveying: With a Description of the Instruments and the ...

Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 376 pages
...the number on the same horizontal line with the logarithm, and multiply this number by the figures that have been considered as ciphers : then cut off...add the product so obtained to the first logarithm, and the sum will be the logarithm sought. Let it be required, for example, to find the logarithm of...
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The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...Write the numbers under each other according to their value, add as in ii'linli: numbers, and point off" from the right hand as many places for decimals, as there are in either of the numbers. 2. Add together the following numbers — 81.61356, 6716.31, 413.1678956,35.14671,...
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Elements of Surveying, and Navigation: With a Description of the Instruments ...

Charles Davies - Navigation - 1835 - 359 pages
...the number on the same horizontal line with the logarithm, and multiply this number by the figures that have been considered as ciphers : then cut off...add the product so obtained to the first logarithm, and the sum will be the logarithm sought. Let it be required, for example, to find the logarithm of...
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The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 314 pages
...RULE. Write the numbers under each other according to their value, add as in whole numbers, and point off from the right hand- as many places for decimals, as there are in either of the numbers. 2. Add together the following numbers — 31.61356, 6716.31, 413.1678956,35.14671,...
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Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System; Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 210 pages
...RULE. Write the numbers under each other according to their value, add as in whole numbers, and point off" from the right hand as many places for decimals, as there are in that number, which contains the greatest number of decimals. . Add together 171.61111 ; -16.7101...
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