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Logarithm table

Logarithm table. Rows and columns of logarithms. These are numerical values used in mathematics to aid multiplication and division. A logarithm is a mathematical function relating a number to the power of a set base number, such as ten. The value of a log is obtained from the table, reducing a multiplication or division calculation to a series of subtractions or additions. John Napier discovered the use of logarithms and published the first logarithm, or log, tables in 1614. The use of log tables has now been superseded by the use of electronic calculators

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Book Calculations Column Columns Logarithm Logarithms Logs Mathematical Mathematics Maths Methods Number Numbers Rows Table Tables Logarithmic


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This print showcases a historical artifact that revolutionized the world of mathematics - a logarithm table. Rows and columns filled with numerical values, meticulously arranged to aid in multiplication and division calculations. Logarithms, mathematical functions connecting numbers to a base number's power, such as ten, are the backbone of this ingenious tool. The value of a log can be effortlessly obtained from this table, simplifying complex calculations into manageable series of subtractions or additions. It was John Napier who first discovered and published these logarithm tables back in 1614, forever changing the way mathematicians approached their work. In an era long before electronic calculators dominated our lives, these log tables were indispensable companions for scholars and scientists alike. They provided an efficient method for manual calculation by reducing arduous multiplications or divisions into straightforward operations using logarithmic principles. Today, while we marvel at the ingenuity behind these ancient logs and appreciate their historical significance, it is important to note that they have been superseded by modern technology. Electronic calculators now handle complex mathematical tasks effortlessly; rendering these once-essential tools as relics from another time. This remarkable photograph captures not just rows and columns but also preserves the rich history embedded within each cell of this logarithm table – a testament to human innovation in unraveling the mysteries of numbers through centuries past.

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