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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, in order to produce the first number. "
Elements of trigonometry, plane and spherical: adapted to the present state ... - Page 35
by Charles William Hackley - 1838 - 307 pages
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Elements of algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1830 - 264 pages
...these numbers ; this would be a table of logarithms. We define the logarithm of a number therefore, the exponent of the power, to which it is necessary to raise a given or invariable number, in order to produce the proposed number. Thus in the equation a* = y,...
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Elements of Algebra: Tr. from the French of M. Bourdon, for the ..., Volume 1

M. Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 389 pages
...number, to form all these numbers, an idea will be had cf a table of logarithms. The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power, to which it is necessary to raisj a certain invariable number, in order to produce the first number. The invariable number may...
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Elements of Algebra

M. Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 304 pages
...numbers; we shall then have an idea of a table of logarithms. We generally call the logarithm of a number the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a certain invariable number, in order to produce the first number. The invariable number may at first...
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Elements of Algebra: Tr. from the French of M. Bourdon

M. Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1835 - 353 pages
...to form all these numbers, an idea will be had of a table of logarithms. Hence, The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a certain invariable number, in order to produce thefirst number. Any number, except 1, may be taken...
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Elements of algebra

Charles Davies, Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie, M.) - Algebra - 1838 - 355 pages
...to form all these numbers, an idea will be had of a table of logarithms, Hence, The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a certain invariable number, in order to produce thefrst number. Any number, except 1, may be taken...
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Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1842 - 258 pages
...if we make m=0, M will be equal to 1; if wi=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 76. Letting, as before, a denote the base...
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Elements of Algebra

M. Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1842 - 358 pages
...to form all these numbers, an idea will be had of a table of logarithms. Hence, The logarithm of a number, is the exponent of the power to which it is necessary to raise a certain invariable number, in order to produce thefirst number. Any number, except 1, may be taken...
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Elements of algebra: including Sturms' theorem

Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie, M.) - Algebra - 1845 - 368 pages
...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...
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ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA: EMBRACING THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF THE SCIENCE.

CHARLES DAVIES - 1850
...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...
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Elementary Algebra: For the Use of Schools

William Smyth - Algebra - 1851 - 236 pages
...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...
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