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 - 1898 - 407 pagesFull view - About this book
| George Albert Wentworth, George Anthony Hill - Logarithms - 1895 - 104 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 of the** loganthm negative, and one unit more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Logarithms - 1895 - 100 pages
...logarithm one unit less than the number of figures on the left of the decimal point. If the number is /css **than 1 , make the characteristic of the logarithm negative, and one unit** mure than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given... | |
| Joe Garner Estill - 1896 - 186 pages
...of the decimal point. II. If the number is less than 1, the characteristic is negative, and is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the** decimal. Thus, the characteristic of log 378.37 is 2 ; " " " " .0917 " — 2; " " " " 5.391 " 0; "... | |
| William Galt Raymond - Logarithms - 1896 - 524 pages
...left of the decimal point ; when the number is less than i, the characteristic is negative, and is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** 9.30103 — 10. The — 10 is often omitted for brevity when there is no danger of confusion, but its... | |
| Charles Winthrop Crockett - Logarithms - 1896 - 132 pages
...left of the decimal point ; when the number is less than i, the characteristic is negative, and is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** 11. To avoid the use of negative characteristics we add io to the characteristic and write — io after... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Trigonometry - 1896 - 344 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... | |
| William Galt Raymond - Logarithms - 1896 - 518 pages
...left of the decimal point ; when the number is less than 1, the characteristic is negative, and is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant** f1gure. 11. To avoid the use of negative characteristics we add 10 to the characteristic and write... | |
| George D. Pettee - Geometry, Modern - 1896 - 272 pages
...of the decimal point are the same. 3. The characteristic of the logarithm of a decimal is 9, minus **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure** ; and — 10 must follow the mantissa. For example: log 69745 = 4.84351 log 697.45 = 2.84351 log 6.9745... | |
| Joe Garner Estill - 1896 - 214 pages
...units in the characteristic. II. Wfien the characteristic is negative, the number is a decimal, and **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure** is one less than the number of units in the characteristic. 7. To avoid certain difficulties in the... | |
| Fletcher Durell, Edward Rutledge Robbins - Algebra - 1897 - 482 pages
...fraction ; and so on. Hence, The characteristic of a decimal number is negative, and is, numerically, one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure.** The characteristic of a decimal number is written in two principal ways. Thus, log .0372 = 2.5705,... | |
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