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THE LOGARITHM: of a number is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a fixed number, to produce the given number. The fixed number is called the base of the system.
University Algebra: Embracing a Logical Development of the Science, with ... - Page 255
by Charles Davies - 1870

## Elements of Business Statistics

Robert Riegel - Business - 1924 - 586 pages
...logarithms now in common use is that known as the Briggian system which utilizes 10 as a base. Since a logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which a given base must be raised to produce that number, it follows that under this system the logarithm...

## Elements of Business Statistics

Robert Riegel - Business - 1927 - 588 pages
...logarithms now in common use is that known as the Briggian system which utilizes 10 as a base. Since a logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which a given base must be raised to produce that number, it follows that under this system the logarithm...

## Surveyor 3 & 2

United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel - Surveying - 1955 - 484 pages
...1 and 2, NavPers 10069-A and 10070-A, you will probably need a brief review. REVIEW OF LOGARITHMS A logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which another number called the base must be raised to equal the given number. For example, since 53 = 125,...