Q: Who invented the logarithms?

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Logarithms were originally used to convert multiplications into additions and divisions into subtractions (plus some looking up in tables).To multiply 3456 by 6789Look up in table: log(3456) = 3.5386Look up in table: log(6789) = 3.8318add them together = 7.3704Look up in table: antilog(7.3704) = 107.3704 = 23460000So the only calculation is a simple addition at step 3.Logarithms were often used for approximate calculations (4 significant figures), but there were tables for more accurate work.Nowadays, though, it is easier to use calculators for multiplication and division.There is a whole class of problems where the solution involves logarithms. If the rate of change in a variable X is directly proportional to the quantity X, then the solution involves logarithms (or its inverse, exponents). Typical textbook examples include radioactive decay, simple chemical reactions, bacterial {or any uncontrolled] growth, compound interest.

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Logarithms were invented by John Napier who was a mathematician. He invented other things too, so there was no reason why he couldn't invent the logarithms. Logarithms were invented so people could take short cuts to multiplications! :)

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He published his work in 1614.

Exponents can simplify very ugly math problems and their relation to logarithms makes them invaluable. FYI logarithms were invented before exponents.

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in 1614 john Napier invented logarithms and a device called NAPIER,s bones

John Napier discussed logarithms in 1614 in his book titled Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio. He probably discovered it some time before 1614.The use of logarithms did not reduce errors when performing calculations. The use of logarithms made calculations faster possibly at the loss of some precision.

The base of common logarithms is ten.

The main misconception is that logarithms are hard to understand.The main misconception is that logarithms are hard to understand.The main misconception is that logarithms are hard to understand.The main misconception is that logarithms are hard to understand.