Vega's Calculations of Logarithms

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In the Thesaurus Logarithmorum, Vega calculated and using the formula

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For and he got (note that )

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Therefore

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


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Details

In [1], is the factor for transforming common-to-natural logarithms. Check "show original" to compare the original source with this reconstruction.

Reference

[1] G. Vega, Thesaurus Logarithmorum, Leipzig, Germany: in libraria Wiedmannia, 1794 pp. v–vi.



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