| Aaron Schuyler - 1873 - 482 sider
...=3.95323. Log .8979 =T95323. " 897.9 = 2.95323. " .08979 =^95323. " 89.79 = 1.95323. " .008979 = 3795323. **The minus sign applies only to the characteristic...figures. 2. If the number is entirely decimal, the** characteristic is negative and is one greater, numerically, than the number of 0'8 immediately following... | |
| Aaron Schuyler - 1864 - 490 sider
...Log .8979 =JL95323. " 897.9 == 2.95323. " .08979 =~2.95323. " 89.79 = 1.95323. " .008979 = 3.95323. " **8.979 = 0.95323. . . . . The minus sign applies only...integral or mixed, the characteristic is positive and** in one less than the number of integral figures. 2. If the number is entirely decimal, the characterixtic... | |
| Alfred Hix Welsh - 1894 - 206 sider
...the logarithm of any number divided by 10 is one less than the logarithm o£ the number. THEOREM III. **If the number is integral or mixed, the characteristic is positive, and is** 1 less than the number of integral places. Suppose it to be known that log 672887 = 5.8279. Dividing... | |
| William Galt Raymond - 1896 - 495 sider
...is used in practice. 10. The characteristic is found as follows : When the number is greater than i, **the characteristic is positive, and is one less than the number of** digits to the left of the decimal point ; when the number is less than i, the characteristic is negative,... | |
| Charles Winthrop Crockett - 1896 - 103 sider
...is used in practice. 10. The characteristic is found as follows : When the number is greater than i, **the characteristic is positive, and is one less than the number of** digits to the left of the decimal point ; when the number is less than i, the characteristic is negative,... | |
| Daniel Alexander Murray - 1899 - 206 sider
...and (2) comes the following rule for finding the characteristic : When the number is greater than 1, **the characteristic is positive and is one less than the number of** digits to the left of the decimal point; when the number is less than 1, the characteristic is negative,... | |
| 1906
...obtained by the following rule, which is deduced in algebra : * When the number is greater than 1, **the characteristic is positive, and is one less than the number of** figures to the left of the decimal point ; when the number is less than 1, the characteristic is negative,... | |
| Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation - 1912 - 108 sider
...decimal part is called the mantissa. The characteristic of a logarithm of any number greater than unity **is positive and is one less than the number of integral figures** in the given number. The characteristic of a number consisting entirely of a decimal fraction is negative... | |
| CLAUDE IRWIN PALMER - 1914
...following rules for determining the characteristic are evident: (1) When the number is greater than 1, **the characteristic is positive, and is one less than the number of** digits to the left of the decimal point. (2) When the number is less than 1 and expressed decimally... | |
| Claude Irwin Palmer, Charles Wilbur Leigh - 1916 - 188 sider
...following rules for determining the characteristic are evident: (1) When the number is greater than 1, **the characteristic is positive, and is one less than the number of** digits to the left of the decimal point. (2) When the number is less than 1 and expressed decimally... | |
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