Invention of logarithms by Lord Napier, England.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
The complement of the logarithm of a sine, tangent, or secant.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
He had learned to use logarithms.
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They brought her a treatise on logarithms by the Rev.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
In after life I, of course, used logarithms for the higher branches of science.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville" by Mary Somerville
He used logarithms, and proved the accuracy of his work by different methods.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
Instead of going into logarithms, Henry went into shorthand.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
On leaving school he took up mathematics as a specialty and invented a system of logarithms based on the number 12 instead of 10.
"Elementary Theosophy" by L. W. Rogers
In 1594, he made a contract with Napier of Merchistoun, the inventor of Logarithms.
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
While he is going over his logarithms to know what should be done, the commonest seaman on board could set all to rights.
"Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa" by Alfred W. Drayson
The above definitions of logarithms, &c., relate to cases in which n and p are whole numbers, and are generalized later.
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And do you understand logarithms?
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If a^x = N, x is said to be the logarithm of N to the base a.
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These formulae give, in the case of k = 0.1a, values certain to eight logarithmic decimal places.
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After reading the laudatory sentences bestowed upon the inventor of logarithms, it is very amusing to find J.
"Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie, Knight" by John Willcock
But as to eloquence, he knows no more about it than a table of logarithms.
"Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland" by Henry B. Stanton
He left school at sixteen, after having mastered geometry and trigonometry, and having learned to use logarithms.
"Historic Fredericksburg" by John T. Goolrick
He is strong only in his knowledge of Greek verbs and logarithms.
"At Start and Finish" by William Lindsey
In trigonometry the Professor and I had a disagreement touching a little matter of logarithms.
"Daddy Long-Legs" by Jean Webster
That is, the stream lines will be logarithmic spirals.
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Note also that the logarithmic terms in both (18) and (19) yield the sums of geometric progression with arguments of logarithms related by eq.(17).
On the Fourier transformation of Renormalization Invariant Coupling
The logarithm of the average susceptibility of the largest system (L = 64) is plotted verses the logarithm of T − Tc , for temperatures above Tc and for different values of Tc .
Full reduction of large finite random Ising systems by RSRG
In Fig. 4(b), we have used a linear ﬁt for the logarithm of the maximum of −∂χ/∂T plotted versus the logarithm of L, from which we obtain the value of (γ + 1)/ν .
Full reduction of large finite random Ising systems by RSRG
In Fig. 5 we use a linear ﬁt for the logarithm of Tc (L) − Tc plotted versus the logarithm of L.
Full reduction of large finite random Ising systems by RSRG
In (b), the logarithm of the maximum of −∂χ/∂T is plotted verses the logarithm of L.
Full reduction of large finite random Ising systems by RSRG
FIG. 6: The logarithm of the susceptibility, scaled by a factor of 1/L2−η , is plotted versus the logarithm of T − Tc , scaled by a factor of L−1/ν .
Full reduction of large finite random Ising systems by RSRG
General logarithmic solutions Here we consider hypergeometric equations which have logarithmic points, but do not have terminating hypergeometric solutions.
Degenerate Gauss hypergeometric functions
The base-2 logarithm of x is denoted by log x, and the natural logarithm is denoted by ln x.
Capacity and Random-Coding Exponents for Channel Coding with Side Information
Behavior in the other tail. behavior of fM1 (θ) and its logarithmic derivatives as θ → ∞, and the behavior of fM2 (θ) and its logarithmic derivatives as θ → −∞.
Saddlepoint approximation for moment generating functions of truncated random variables
It seems that we have reached a certain numerical limit related to the logarithmic contribution and the calculation of the non-logarithmic terms will be much more complicated than anything else done before.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants
The other possibility for this logarithm to appear is a logarithmic integration over coordinate or momentum space which leads to ln(mchri/¯h), where hri is the characteristic size of the atomic state.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants
We give sharp uniform bounds for exponentials of logarithmic potentials if the logarithmic capacity of the subset, where they are at most 1, is known.
Constructive Function Theory on Sets of the Complex Plane through Potential Theory and Geometric Function Theory
Figure 2 shows the maxima of the logarithm derivatives as a function of the logarithm of the lattice size L for p = 1 and p = 2.
Critical behavior of the spin-3/2 Blume-Capel model on a random two-dimensional lattice
FIG. 3: Plot of the logarithm of the modulus of the magnetization at the inﬂection point as a function of the logarithm of L = N 1/2 .
Critical behavior of the spin-3/2 Blume-Capel model on a random two-dimensional lattice
In Figs. 9 and 10 we plot the average logarithmic coupling and the density of free sites vs. the logarithmic ﬂow parameter, Γ, for the two distributions types (further described in the ﬁgure captions).
Transverse Meissner Physics of Planar Superconductors with Columnar Pins
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