| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1845 - 382 pages
...of that number ; and the invariable number a is called the bose of that system of logarithms. Hence, **The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** an invariable number, called the base of the system, in order to produce the number. The general properties... | |
| Algebra - 1847 - 386 pages
...of that number; and the invariable number a is called the base of that system of logarithms. Hence, **The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which** if is necessary to raise an invariable number, called the base of tin xt/stem, in order to produce... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1850 - 292 pages
...by M, am=Jlf Thus, if we make m=0, M will be equal to 1; if w=l, M will be equal to 10, &,c. Hence, **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** the base of the system in order to produce the number. 1 TO. Letting, as before, a denote the base... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1851 - 272 pages
...determined for all possible values of N. In this equation, x is the logarithm of N. And in general, **the logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** an invariable number talcen as a base, in order to produce the number. Supposing a table of logarithms... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Trigonometry - 1851 - 524 pages
...which we shall give some exposition of the • THEORY OF LOGARITHMS. 43. The logarithm of any given **number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** some particular number in order to produce the given number. Thus, let 10 be the number raised to the... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Trigonometry - 1851 - 536 pages
...which is to add them together, we have 6"'' = nn' From this last expression, it appears that l-\-l' **is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** the base a, in order to produce the number nn'. But nri is the product of n and n'. Hence the logarithm... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1852 - 412 pages
...Meridional Parts on Gunter's Scale, 222 ELEMENTS 0F SUEYEYIIG. BOOK I. SECTION I. OF LOGARITHMS. 1. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power...to which it is necessary to raise a fixed number,** in order to produce the first number. This fixed number is called the base of the system, and may be... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1852 - 436 pages
...hypothenuse and radius of the inscribed circle. PLANE TRIGONOMETRY. INTKODUCTION. OF LOG.AEITHMS. 1. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a** faced number, in order to produce the first number. This fixed number is called the lase of the system,... | |
| Algebra - 1853 - 380 pages
...that number ; and the invariable number a is called the base of that system of logarithms. Hence, 77<e **logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise** an invariable number, called the base of the system, in vrdr.r to produce the number. The general properties... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 436 pages
...and the diameter of the circumscribing circle. PLANE TRIGONOMETRY. INTRODUCTION. OF LOGARITHMS. 1. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to. raise a** faced number, in order to produce the first number. This fixed number is called the base of the system,... | |
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