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Date
1955
Summary
Explains and demonstrates logarithms, the slide rule, and other methods for simplifying computation. Through the use of models and charts, presents finger multiplication, the lightning or cross method of multiplication, and Napier's "bones." Explains the development and application of logarithms. Shows how a log table is constructed and used. Relates this to a model of a slide rule, and demonstrates its operation and uses. Indicates the many other uses of logarithms in representing important relationships in such areas as electricity and chemistry. (University of Michigan Television) Kinescope.
Contributors
University of Michigan Television; Dr. Phillip Jones; Garnet Garrison; Hazen Schumacher; Robert Newman; Thomas Coates; Frederick Remley
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genre
Educational
Subject
Mathematics.
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00443899; MDPI Barcode: 40000003202241

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