| Henry Raper - Nautical astronomy - 1882 - 952 pages
...in the whole number, and one less than i is o. (2.) When the number consists of decimals only, count **the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant*** figure after it, and subtract this number from 9 ; the remainder is the index. Ex. 1. Find the log.... | |
| Robert Hamilton Pinkerton - Trigonometry - 1884 - 194 pages
...characteristic of the logarithm of a number which is less than unity is negative and greater by unity **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure. Thus the numbers of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure in the... | |
| David Martin Sensenig - Algebra - 1890 - 556 pages
...Prin. 6. — The characteristic of the logarithm of a pure decimal is negative, and is numerically **one greater than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure. 472. To designate that the characteristic is negative and the mantissa positive, it is customary... | |
| Ernest William Hobson, Charles Minshall Jessop - Plane trigonometry - 1892 - 328 pages
...104 = 2-0170333 find log 2-6. 8. Find the number of digits in the integral part of (Г04)1000, and **the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure of (-6)100. 9. If log y£ff =p and log 2 = q, then log 4100 =p + l2q. 10. Given log 59579 =... | |
| George W. Lilley - Algebra - 1892 - 420 pages
...m"lx Find the number of digits in the values of: 12. 312X28; 2м; IG100; (4375)8; (396000)10. Find **the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure in the values of: 13. (.2)*; (.5)100; (.05)5; (.033G)10 ; V8100. 14. Given log x = 2.30103,... | |
| George P. Lilley - Algebra - 1894 - 522 pages
...(m')3. 4WV Find the number of digits in the values of: 12. 312X28; 26*; 16100; (4375)8; (396000)10. Find **the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure in the values of: 13. (.2)*; (.5)100; (.05)5; (.0336)10 ; "V8100. 14. Given log x = 2.30103,... | |
| Rolla Clinton Carpenter - Heating - 1895 - 442 pages
...and is one less than the number of integral places; for a decimal number it is negative and one more **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure. Thus, to find the logarithm of 254, a number containing 3 integral places, the index is 2,... | |
| John Bascombe Lock - Logarithms - 1896 - 244 pages
...of a number less than unity is negative, and (when the number is expressed as a decimal) is one more **than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant** figure to the right of the decimal point. When the characteristic is negative, as for example in the... | |
| Electrical engineering - 1897 - 128 pages
...places in the number. For a number wholly decimal the characteristic is negative, and is numerically **one greater than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first** digit of the decimal. II. To find the Logarithm of a Number not having more than four figures. —... | |
| International Correspondence Schools - Engineering, Mechanical - 1897 - 614 pages
...places in the number. For a number wholly decimal the characteristic is negative, and is numerically **one greater than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first** digit of the decimal. II. To find the Logarithm of a Number not having more than four figures. —... | |
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