Using Logartihm Table

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Using Logartihm Table

Postby Guest » Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:04 pm

Multiply 35 * 75 using logarithm tables.

Not sure how to proceed.
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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Baltuilhe » Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:29 pm

Hi!

[tex]E=35\times 75\\
\log\;E=\log\left(35\times 75\right)\\
\log\;E=\log\;35+\log\;75\\
\log\;E=1,54407+1,87506\\
\log\;E=3,41913\\
E=10^3,41913\\
E=10^3\times 10^0,41913\\
E=1\,000\times 0,2625\\
E=2625[/tex]
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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Guest » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:31 am

Thanks.

A question:

How would the log be determined if not in the table ?
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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Baltuilhe » Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:28 am

Hi!!!

You can look for all numbers in a complete table. I've just pasted a part of it :)
https://archive.org/details/logarithmictrigo00hedriala/page/xvi

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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Guest » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:41 pm

Ok, Thanks again!
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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Guest » Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:54 pm

A follow-up question;

In the book link provided, example to find 72054 (not in table);

72050 = 4.85763

72060 = 4.85769

Difference = 0.00006

A change of 4 in number is 0.4 * 0.00008 = 0.00002
My question: Is the "4" used from the last digit in 72054 ?
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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Baltuilhe » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:47 am

Guest wrote:A follow-up question;

In the book link provided, example to find 72054 (not in table);

72050 = 4.85763

72060 = 4.85769

Difference = 0.00006

A change of 4 in number is 0.4 * 0.00006 = 0.00002
My question: Is the "4" used from the last digit in 72054 ?


The number 6 in red was to fix a possible mistake, right?
But the 4 used is the last digit, you're right!

But you don't need to do this account.
See:
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700 - Logarithms of Numbers
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In the table has a auxiliary table with 7 and 6 (the difference between two given logs).
In the case, we want 72054, right?
72050 => 85763
72060 => 85769
The difference is 6, right?
But we want a new digit of 4, right?
So, in the table column 6, line 4, you have 2.4

85763+2.4=85765.4

Now you can give the log:
log 72054 = 4,857654, ok? :)

Try another values!

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Re: Using Logartihm Table

Postby Guest » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:18 pm

Log of 6484.

log 6480 = 1158

log 6490 = 1124

Difference of 6480 and 6490 = 10

Difference of 1158 and 1125 = 34

I think I used the wrong numbers. Some confused about the tables.
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