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" The 10th chapter is employed in teaching how to find the logarithms of fractions, namely by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator, then the logarithm of the fraction is the remainder... "
Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects: Comprising Among Numerous ... - Page 381
by Charles Hutton - 1812 - 485 pages
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Mathematical tables: containing common, hyperbolic, and logistic logarithms ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1785 - 344 pages
...factors, produits, and quotients for finding the logarithms of all other prime numbers up to IOO. The loth chapter is employed in teaching how to find the logarithms of fractions, namely by fubtraiting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator, then the logarithm of the...
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A collection of mathematical tables,: for the use of students in ...

Andrew Mackay - Astronomy - 1804 - 324 pages
...remainder, added to the logarithm, answering to the first The logarithm of a vulgar-fraction is found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator ; and that of a mixed quantity is found by reducing it to an improper fraction, and proceeding as before....
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A Course of Mathematics ...: Designed for the Use of the Officers ..., Volume 1

Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1807
...figure when the natural number consists of 6 figures. 1 76. The logarithm of a vulgar fraction is found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator : Thus to find the log. of f£f : 117 log. 2-058186 H7 log. 2-167317 — T500S69 log. of f^. Or the...
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Mathematical Tables;: Containing the Common, Hyperbolic, and Logistic ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811 - 133 pages
...factors, products, and quotients for finding the logarithms of all other prime numbers up to 100. The 10th chapter is employed in teaching how to find the logarithms...then the logarithm of the fraction is the remainder : whicli therefore is either abundant or defective, that is positive or negative, as the fraction is...
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying

Surveying - 1814
...the proper index prefixed, is the required logarithm. 5. The logarithm of a vulgar-fraction is found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator ; and that of a mixed quantity is found by reducing it to an improper fraction, aad proceeding as before....
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Mathematical Tables: Comprising Logarithms of Numbers, Logarithmic Sines ...

Solomon Pearson Miles, Thomas Sherwin - Logarithms - 1830 - 10 pages
...a fraction represents the division of the numerator by the denominator, its logarithm will be found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator. But the logarithm of 1 being 0, that of a fraction less than unity, will be negative. Thus, the logarithm...
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Mathematical and astronomical tables: for the use of students in mathematics ...

Mathematics - 1834 - 428 pages
...first four figures, will be the logarithm required nearly. The logarithm of a vulgar fraction is found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator ; and that of a mixed quantity is found by reducing it to an improper fraction, and proceeding as before...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 14

Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge - 1839
...done for all whole numbers within the given limits, the logarithm of any fraction is readily found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator. It must be admitted that Briggs, by his construction of the decimal system, divides with Napier the...
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1839
...done for all whole numbers within the given limits, the logarithm of any fraction is readily found by subtracting the logarithm of the denominator from that of the numerator. It must be admitted that Briggs, by bis construction of the decimal system, divides with Napier the...
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