## History of the Royal Society, from Its Institution to the End of the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 |

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natural numbers corresponding to them follow the geometrical. Hence the

addition of

their ...

**Logarithms**are numbers which follow an arithmetical proportion, while thenatural numbers corresponding to them follow the geometrical. Hence the

addition of

**logarithms**corresponds with the multiplication of natural numbers, andtheir ...

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As soon as the Napierian discovery of

successive journeys into Scotland. to confer with the discoverer himself, and

settle plans for the calculation and construction of logarithmic tables. An account

of the ...

As soon as the Napierian discovery of

**logarithm**was announced, he made twosuccessive journeys into Scotland. to confer with the discoverer himself, and

settle plans for the calculation and construction of logarithmic tables. An account

of the ...

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The next paper is an excellent one by Dr. Halley, on the Method of constructing

There is another Method of constructing

...

The next paper is an excellent one by Dr. Halley, on the Method of constructing

**Logarithms**from the Nature of Numbers, without any regard to the Hyperbola.'There is another Method of constructing

**Logarithms**, proposed some years after,...

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### Contents

HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION | 1 |

NATURAL HISTORY | 16 |

C5413 II _ On ZOOLOGY | 71 |

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