Reconstruction of de Decker-Vlacq's 1628 Table of Common Logarithms

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This Demonstration reconstructs de Decker-Vlacq's table of common logarithms from Arithmetica Logarithmica (1628). The table consists of logarithms for numbers from 1 to 100000, 150 on each page. A page consists of three columns, each of 50 lines. A line consists of the number , calculated to 10 decimals, and the difference .

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (December 2013)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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This reconstruction is based on [1], with much interesting historical data.

Reference

[1] D. Roegel. "A Reconstruction of De Decker-Vlacq's Tables in the Arithmetica logarithmica (1628)." (Dec 5, 2013) hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/docs/00/54/39/41/PDF/vlacq1628doc.pdf.



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