| Cambridge Philosophical Society - Science - 1883 - 360 pages
...log,0(e~') from x = o'i to x= ю'о at intervals of o'i. The numbers in parentheses denote the numbers **of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure; for** example, e~'°= 0-0000453999298. X Ь&.И ef e~* logw(e-*) 5'i 2-21490 18577 164- 021 907 (2)609 674... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1830 - 318 pages
...would be —3. It is, indeed, evident, that the negative characteristic will always be one greater, **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** place of figures ; therefore, the logarithm of a decimal fraction is found, by considering it as a... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1833 - 436 pages
...as a whole number, and then prefixing to its logarithm a negative characteristic, greater by unity **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** place of figures. 19. To find, in the ta^le, a number answering to a given logarithm. Search, in the... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1836 - 394 pages
...and then prefixing to the decimal part of its logarithm a negative characteristic, greater by unity **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** place of figures. Thus, the logarithm of .0412, is 2.614897. PROBLEM. To find from the table, a number... | |
| Logarithms - 1836 - 192 pages
...would be — 3. It is, indeed, evident, that the negative characteristic will always be one greater **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** place of figures ; therefore, the logarithm of a decimal fraction is found, by considering it as a... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 376 pages
...would be — 3. It is, indeed, evident, that the negative characteristic will always be one greater **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** Therefore, the logarithm of a decimal fraction is found, by considering it ' as a whole number, and... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 376 pages
...would be — 3. It is, indeed, evident, that the negative characteristic will always be one greater **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** Therefore, the logarithm of a decimal fraction is found, by considering it as a whole number, and then... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1841 - 414 pages
...would be — 3. It is, indeed, evident, that the negative characteristic will always be one greater **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** Therefore, the logarithm of a decimal fraction is found, by considering it as a whole number, and then... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1845 - 382 pages
...logarithm of its numerator, regarded as a whole number, a negative characteristic greater by unity **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** To demonstrate this in a general manner, let a denote the numerator of a decimal fraction, and b its... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 408 pages
...of .01 is — 2, of .001 is — 3, and so on ; therefore, The characteristic of the logarithm of a **decimal fraction is a negative number, and is one more than the number of** zeros immediately following the decimal point. ART. 365. To explain the principk generally, by meant... | |
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