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" The characteristic, therefore, is the index of an index. 8. The index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, the index shows how far the first figure of the natural... "
Mathematical Tables Consisting of Logarithms of Numbers 1 to 108000 ... - Page xi
edited by - 1883 - 454 pages
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The New Practical Navigator: Being a Complete Epitome of Navigation: to ...

John Hamilton Moore - Nautical astronomy - 1810 - 336 pages
...Contains the logarithms of natural numbers from 1 to 10,000, and to 5 decimal places of figures: the index is always one less than the number of integral figures in the natural number. Ste page 19. TABLE V. Log. Sines, Tangents, and Secants. This table contains the log....
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A practical application of the principles of geometry to the mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 96 pages
...0.8451 1.3010 1.4771 2.6020,&c* therefore the logarithm 20 30 400 w lof 8. The .index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, the index shows how far the first figure of the natural...
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The second [-fifth and sixth] part of A course of Mathematics: adapted to ...

Jeremiah Day, Matthew Rice Dutton - Geometry - 1824
...logarithm of an integer or mixed number is to be found, this general rule. 8. The index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, Ihe index shows how far the first figure of the natural...
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A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed a Summary View of the ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1831 - 155 pages
...logarithm of an integer or mixed number is to be found, this general rule : 8. The index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, the index shows how far the first figure of the natural...
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The principles of plane trigonometry, mensuration, navigation and surveying ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1831
...of a power. The characteristic, therefore, is the index of an index. 8. The index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, the index shows how far the first figure of the natural...
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A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying; in ...

Abel Flint, George Gillet - Geometry - 1835 - 334 pages
...decimal. This whole number or integer is called the charade fistic or index, of the logarithm, and is always one less than the number of integral figures in the natural number whose logarithm is sought. As the index of the logarithm is omitted in the tables, it...
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The teacher's assistant in the "Course of mathematics adapted to the method ...

Jeremiah Day - Mathematics - 1836 - 472 pages
...The integral part is called the characteristic or index of the logarithm. The index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is »ought. The negative index of a logarithm shows how far the first...
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A course of mathematics: containing the principles of plane ..., Volumes 1-3

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1839 - 370 pages
...of a power. The characteristic, therefore, is the index of an index. 8. The index of the logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, the index shows how far the first figure of the natural...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: For the Use of Students in High Schools ...

Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1841 - 300 pages
...figure of the corresponding number. From what precedes we see, that, The characteristic if positive, is always one less than the number of integral figures in the corresponding number; but, if the characteristic is negative, it is always equal to the number of places...
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A treatise of plane trigonometry, and the mensuration of heights and ...

Logarithms - 1848 - 153 pages
...logarithm of an integer or mixed number is to be found, this general rule : 8. The index of tlte logarithm is always one less, than the number of integral figures, in the natural number whose logarithm is sought : or, the index shows how far the first figure of the natural...
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