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
| Research and Education Association - Study Aids - 1985 - 346 pages
...The characteristic of the common logarithm of any positive number less than 1 is negative and is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first** digit. To find the mantissa, see a table of common logarithms of numbers. If we proceed with the arithmetic... | |
| Daley - Science - 1988 - 500 pages
...to the left of the decimal point. For numbers less than 1 the characteristic is negative and is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first** digit to the right of the decimal point. Negative characteristics are written in either of two ways.... | |
| Mathematics - 356 pages
...must be one zero between the decimal point and the first nonzero number. (The characteristic is one **more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first** nonzero digit) . Therefore the number N is: .02276368 .022764 • PROBLEM 10-35 Find N if log N = 3.6129.... | |
| J.V. Subrahmanyan - 2004 - 1128 pages
...1000 x 0.30103 = - 301.03 = - 302 + (1 - .03) = - 302 + . 97 = 302.97 (v Mantissa must be positive).'. **The number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant** number is 302-1 = 301. (14) Prove that log! 0 2 lies between - and т« ,* Solution : To prove that... | |
| S D JEYASEELAN - Mathematics - 1993 - 470 pages
...decimal point and is positive. (»'/') For a number less than one, the characteristic is the number, one **more, than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first** non-zero digit in the number expressed as a decimal and it is negative. Problem Set С (1) Write down... | |
| United States. War Department - 190 pages
...characteristics of the logarithms of numbers between zero and one is negative, and numerically one greater **than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first** nonzero digit. Example: The characteristic of log .0058 is (—3), that of log .68 is (—1), and that... | |
| United States. Bureau of Reclamation - Land use - 598 pages
...lues have several zeros following the decimal point. In such cases, as explained in a evious section, **the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant** :ure is designated by a superior number; for example, 0.000,015,4 is written 0.04154. In the lower... | |
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