| George D. Pettee - Geometry, Modern - 1896 - 272 pages
...(Cornell, Sept., 1891.) 23. Given- = -. Constructs. (Cornell, June, 1893.) x 3 APPENDIX LOGARITHMS 1. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which** some assumed number must be raised to produce the given number. The assumed number is called the base.... | |
| William Galt Raymond - Logarithms - 1896 - 518 pages
...corresponding to .005 ... Quotient, .605 The computer should use the marginal tables mentally. LOGARITHMS. 5. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which** a given number called the 6ase must be raised to produce the first number. If A = e°, a is called... | |
| Emerson Elbridge White - Algebra - 1896 - 418 pages
...sixth term. 10. -, -, -, are in arithmetical progression. Show that abc CHAPTER XX. LOGARITHMS. 580. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which** a fixed number, called the base, must be raised in order to produce the given number. Thus, since 34... | |
| Joe Garner Estill - Geometry - 1896 - 168 pages
...a side of the circumscribed equilateral triangle, the radius of the circle being ^§ LOGARITHMS. 1. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which** an assumed number must be raised to produce the first number. 2. Since logarithms are exponents, the... | |
| Charles Winthrop Crockett - Plane trigonometry - 1896 - 318 pages
...9.0 corresponding to .005 .605 The computer should use the marginal tables mentally. 1 LOGARITHMS. 5. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which** a given number called the 6ase must be raised to produce the first number. If A = e", a is called the... | |
| Thomas O'Conor Sloane - Electric engineering - 1897 - 696 pages
...possess polarity and attract iron. The latter arc lodestones. Synonym — Hercules Stone Logarithm. **The exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a fixed number to produce** a given number. The fixed number is the base of the system. There are two systems; one, called the... | |
| Edwin James Houston - Electric engineering - 1898 - 1010 pages
...caused to make a permanent record ot its actual speed at any time during the entire run. Logarithm.— **The exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a fixed number,** in order to produce a given number. A table of logarithms enables the operations of multiplication,... | |
| Peder Lobben - Mechanical engineering - 1899 - 460 pages
...Briggs system of logarithms has for its modulus 0.4342945, and 10 for its base. Therefore the Briggs **logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power to which** 10 must be raised in order to give the number. Thus : Log. 1=0 because 10° = 1. " 10 = 1 " 10t = 10.... | |
| William Kent - Engineering - 1907 - 1206 pages
...GALLONS) IN CISTERNS AND TANKS.— Continued. LOGARITHMS. Logarithms (abbreviation log).— The log **of a number is the exponent of the power to which...given number. The fixed number is called the base.** Thus if the base is 10, the log of 1000 is 3, for 10s = 1000. There are two systems of logs in general... | |
| Robert Wahl, Max Henius - Brewing - 1902 - 1288 pages
...subtract I, divide the remainder by the ratio less I, multiply the quotient by the first term. LOGARITHMS. **The logarithm of a number is the exponent of the power...raise a fixed number to produce the given number.** This fixed number or "base" in the common logarithms is 10, in the "Naperian" or "hyperbolic" 2.718281828.... | |
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