## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry |

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It has also been thought best to publish with the present edition a table of

It has also been thought best to publish with the present edition a table of

**logarithms**and**logarithmic**sines . Military Academy , West Point , March , 1834 . CONTENTS . BOOK I. The principles , BOOK II . iv PREFACE . Page 6

215 Construction and Description of the Tables , 223 Description of Table of

215 Construction and Description of the Tables , 223 Description of Table of

**Logarithms**, - 224 Description of Table of**Logarithmic**Sines , 228 Principles for the Solution of Rectilineal Triangles , 231 Solution of Rectilineal Triangles ... Page 223

To avoid so tedious a method of calculation , we use the

To avoid so tedious a method of calculation , we use the

**logarithms**of the sines , co- sines , & c .; so that the tables in common use show the values of the ... This radius is 10,000,000,000 , and consequently its**logarithm**is 10 ... Page 224

If the

If the

**logarithms**of all the numbers between I and any given number , be calculated and arranged in a tabular form ... The characteristic of the**logarithm**, or the part which stands to the left of the decimal point , is always known ... Page 225

To find from the table the

To find from the table the

**logarithm**of any number . 1 CASE I. When the number is less than 100 . Look on the first page of the table of**logarithms**, along the columns of numbers under N , until the number is found ; the number directly ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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