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Logarithms: The Early History of a Familiar Function

The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class. Includes images of Burgi's rarely seen notes and text and exercises for students.

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http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/logarithms-the-early-history-of-a-familiar-function-introduction
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Creator(s): 
Kathleen Clark and Clemency Montelle
Cataloger: 
Janet Beery
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MAA, MathDL Loci: Convergence
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MAA
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