## The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. Also the book of Euclid's Data. By R. Simson. To which is added, A treatise on the construction of the trigonometrical canon [by J. Christison] and A concise account of logarithms [by A. Robertson]. |

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ALSO A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF

ALSO A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF

**LOGARITHMS**, BY THE Rev. A. ROBERTSON , D.D. F.R.S. SAVILIAN PROFESSOR OF ASTRONOMY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD . Page xii

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... ( 2 ) A Treatise on Porisans * : ( 3 ) A Tract on

**Logarithms**: ( 4 ) On the Limits of Quantities and Ratios : ( 5 ) Some Select Geometrical Problems . Page 445

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**LOGARITHMS**. ARTICLE 1. The indices or exponents of a series of numbers in geometrical progression , proceeding from 1 , are also called the**logarithms**... Page 446

9 a be equal to the number 2 , then 4 is the

9 a be equal to the number 2 , then 4 is the

**logarithm**of 1 ' , - 3 is the**logarithm**of } , -- 2 is the**logarithm**of , - ) is the**logarithm**of } , 0 is the ... Page 447

The sum of the

The sum of the

**logarithms**of any two numbers is equal to the**logarithm**of the product of the same two numbers . Thus if 1 + a raised to the nth power be ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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