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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set

Logarithms to 20 Decimal Places 10,000 - 100,000

A. J. Thompson

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Cambridge University Press
13 November 2008
This work of Dr Thompson's is an attempt to commemorate in a worthy manner the first great table of common logarithms, which was computed by Henry Briggs and published in London in 1624. It brings together the series of nine separate parts, issued between 1924 and 1952 from University College, London, in Karl Pearson's Tracts for Computers series. The main table, which consists of the common logarithms to twenty decimals, of numbers up to 100,000, is accompanied by differences of even order. It is likely to be used chiefly in the computation of other mathematical tables, and will facilitate the work of the large calculating machines now being developed. For these purposes values of 15 to 20 figures are often required. The table is preceded by a very full introduction which describes methods of interpolation and the mode of construction, and provides some useful auxiliary tables.
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Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 320mm,  Width: 250mm,  Spine: 70mm
Weight:   2.680kg
ISBN:   9780521740340
ISBN 10:   0521740347
Pages:   524
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Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Further / Higher Education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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