# The Slide Rule: a Study Guide to be Used with USAFI Course C858

U.S. Armed Forces Institute, 1962 - Slide-rule - 91 pages
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Page 84 - The logarithm of the quotient of two positive numbers is found by subtracting the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend. (6) The logarithm of a power of a positive number is found by multiplying the logarithm of the number by the exponent of the power. For, N" = (oT)
Page 83 - The logarithm of the product of two numbers is equal to the sum of the logarithms of the numbers.
Page 83 - The logarithm of a power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power. log� Np = p log
Page 61 - Column gives the ratio of the side opposite the angle to the side adjacent to the angle. To find the Cosine of any angle, take the sine of the complement of that angle.
Page 82 - The logarithm of a positive number to a given positive base, other than 1, is the exponent of the power to which the base must be raised to equal the number. Thus, if a positive number N...
Page 53 - The cosine (cos) of an angle is the ratio of the side adjacent to the angle to the hypotenuse. The tangent (tan) of an angle is the ratio of the side opposite...
Page 6 - Individuals to the United States Armed Forces Institute, Madison 3, Wisconsin, or to the nearest branch (see d below).
Page 6 - Approximately 2 to 3 weeks before you expect to take the endof-course test, you should request the test from the United States Armed Forces Institute, Madison 3, Wisconsin, or from the oversea USAFI with which you are enrolled. Obtain an application blank from your Education Officer or from...
Page 25 - How much does a piece 1 foot long, 1 foot wide, and 1 inch thick, weigh ? 3.
Page 39 - ... slant hight by the circumference of a section midway between the vertex and the base (666). 724. Corollary — The area of the entire surface of a cone is equal to half of the product of the circumference of the base by the sum of the slant hight and the radius of the base (499).