Plane and Spherical Trigonometry

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McGraw-Hill, 1916 - Logarithms - 188 pages


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Page 2 - Every circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.
Page 139 - The cube root of a number is one of the three equal factors of the number. Thus the cube...
Page 13 - To Divide One Number by Another, Subtract the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend, and obtain the antilogarithm of the difference.
Page 101 - Law of Sines — In any triangle, the sides are proportional to the sines of the opposite angles. That is, sin A = sin B...
Page 6 - 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...
Page 15 - To find any power of a given number, multiply the logarithm of the number by the exponent of the power. The product is the logarithm of the power.
Page 110 - In every plane triangle, the sum of two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the angles opposite those sides is to the tangent of half their difference.
Page 4 - In it the right angle is divided into 100 equal parts called grades, the grade into 100 equal parts called minutes, and the minute into 100 equal parts called seconds.
Page 161 - Spherical Triangle the cosine of any side is equal to the product of the cosines of the other two sides...
Page 14 - The logarithm of the reciprocal of a number is called the Cologarithm of the number.

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