To Calculate a Table of Logarithms

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ON the 23rd ult. you were good enough to publish for me a short account of a method of calculating a table of logarithms which any schoolboy might employ. I find that this method is described in a book published a few days ago, “Measurement and Weighing,” by Edwin Edser, an associate of this college. The method was used by Mr. Edser in teaching students of the Chelsea Polytechnic. To find that young teachers are working in the spirit evidenced by such an exercise, gives me many times more pleasure than any that I could derive from credit for priority.

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PERRY, J. To Calculate a Table of Logarithms. Nature 59, 439 (1899) doi:10.1038/059439a0

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