| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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