| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1837 - 336 pages
...equal to the quotient obtained by dividing the numerator by the denominator, its logarithm will be **equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** Therefore, log yTy=log 3678— log 100 = 3.565612—2 = 1.565612 from which we see, that a mixed number... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 376 pages
...equal to the quotient obtained by dividing the numerator by the denominator, its logarithm will be **equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** Therefore, log VoV=l°g 3678 — log 100 = 3.565612 — 2 = 1.565612 from which we see, that a mixed... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 380 pages
...equal to the quotient obtained by dividing the numerator by the denominator, its logarithm will be **equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** Therefore, log VW=log 3678 — log 100 = 3.565612 — 2 = 1.565612 from which we see, that a mixed... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1841 - 406 pages
...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 prefixing to the** deci. mal part of its logarithm a negative characteristic greater by unity than the number of ciphers... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1835 - 359 pages
...equal to the quotient obtained by dividing the numerator by the denominator, its logarithm will be **equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** Therefore, log VlV=log »878 — log 100 = 3.565012 — 2 = 1.565612 from which we see, that a mixed... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845
...is the logarithm of that is to say, The logarithm of a fraction, or of the quotient of two numbers, **is equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** III. Raise both members of equation (1) to the power of n. N" =a" „•. by def. (2), nx is the logarithm... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845 - 244 pages
...Divide equation (1) by (2), N_a* N' a* The logarithm of a fraction, or of the quotient of two numbers, **is equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** III. Raise both members of equation (1) to the power of n. N" =a" .*. by def. (2), na; is the logarithm... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - 1845 - 896 pages
...Divide equation (1) by (2), N_o*_ N'~^ The logarithm of a fraction, or of the quotient of two numbers, **is equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** III. Raise both members of equation (1) to the power of n. Nn =a" .-. by def. (2), nx is the logarithm... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1846 - 388 pages
...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...than the number of ciphers between the decimal point** ana the first significant figure. That we may not, for a moment, suppose the negative sign to belong... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 346 pages
...16000 = log. 1600 = 4i + 2, log. 160000 =, &c. We have seeri, in Art. 323, that the logarithm of a **fraction is equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator.** Hence, log. (y) = log. 5 = 1 — x. Hence, log. 50 = 2 — x, log. 5000 = log. 500 =3 — x, log. 50000... | |
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