# Manual of mathematical tables, by J.A. Galbraith and S. Haughton

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### Contents

 Section 1 14 Section 2 40 Section 3 46 Section 4 163 Section 5 203 Section 6 208 Section 7 210
 Section 8 232 Section 9 235 Section 10 249 Section 11 250 Section 12 251 Section 13 252

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Page viii - The logarithm of the product of two numbers is equal to the sum of the logarithms of the numbers.
Page vii - The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of integral figures in that number.
Page ix - The logarithm of the quotient of two numbers is equal to the logarithm of the dividend minus the logarithm of the divisor.
Page xvii - S�c., multiply the difference by 60, divide by the tabular difference, and consider the result as seconds. 3�. If the given value be that of a log sine...
Page xvi - As all the sines and cosines, all the tangents from o� to 45�, and all the cotangents from 45� to 90", are less than unity, the logarithms of these quantities have negative characteristics.
Page vii - ... &c. &c. It follows from this, that the characteristics of the logarithms of all numbers less than unity are negative, and may be found by The...
Page xiii - NOTE i . — When the divisor is greater than the dividend, the characteristic of the logarithm of the quotient will come out negative — the quotient itself being, evidently, a decimal ; but if we wish to avoid the use of negative characteristics it will be necessary to add...
Page xiii - Subtract the logarithm of the divisor from that of the dividend; th". difference will be the logarithm of the quotient. 3�. Find from the tables the corresponding number. This will be the required quotient. EXAMPLES, 1.