| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1891 - 312 pages
...we make m = 0, M will be equal to 1 ; if m = 1, M will be equal to 10 ; etc. Hence DKEA — 19. 289 **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. 217. If, as before, 10 denotes the base of the... | |
| Mathematicians - 1902 - 714 pages
...strident of mathematics and physios meets logarithms for the first time at an early stage. He is told that **'the logarithm of a number is the exponent' of the power to which** a certain number, taken as the base, must be raised in order to equal the given nnmber.' The definition... | |
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