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

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Hence the addition of

numbers, and their subtraction with the division of natural numbers. Dividing

them by the index of the power is equivalent to the extraction of the root denoted

by ...

Hence the addition of

**logarithms**corresponds with the multiplication of naturalnumbers, and their subtraction with the division of natural numbers. Dividing

them by the index of the power is equivalent to the extraction of the root denoted

by ...

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Mercator published this discovery in his Logarithmotechnia, printed in the year

1668. He gave his work that title because he employs his series in the

construction of

quadrature of the ...

Mercator published this discovery in his Logarithmotechnia, printed in the year

1668. He gave his work that title because he employs his series in the

construction of

**logarithms**, which depend, as every body knows, on thequadrature 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 |

NATURALHISTORY e o e s e s e o e e | 17 |

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