May 25th, 2016, 06:44 AM  #41 
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May 25th, 2016, 11:43 PM  #42 
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i am not getting it.

May 26th, 2016, 03:05 AM  #43 
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May 26th, 2016, 03:13 AM  #44 
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I mean log purpose how it was discovered?

May 26th, 2016, 03:39 AM  #45 
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May 26th, 2016, 03:47 AM  #46 
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why he keep it name as log and ln?

May 26th, 2016, 03:53 AM  #47 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2012 From: Hong Kong Posts: 853 Thanks: 311 Math Focus: Stochastic processes, statistical inference, data mining, computational linguistics  1610s, Modern Latin logarithmus, coined by Scottish mathematician John Napier (15501617), literally "rationumber," from Greek logos "proportion, ratio, word" (see logos) + arithmos "number" (see arithmetic). Online Etymology Dictionary 
May 26th, 2016, 04:03 AM  #48 
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ok thanks

May 28th, 2016, 07:16 PM  #49 
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a=5.7895 b=2.2358 a*b= 12.9441641 I have Casio fx991MS. Using it, I found: log a = .762641058 log b = .349432951 log a + log b = 1.112074009 antilog 1.112074009 = 12.94416407 

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