Calculating Logarithms with a Series

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This series was often used to calculate logarithmic tables:



For , this gives . To calculate , add to the series with , and so on.


Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (September 2013)
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[1] G. M. Fihtenholjc, Lectures in Differential and Integral Calculus, Vol. 2, Moscow: Nauka, 1966 p. 381.

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