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How a Slide Rule Works

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Author:Peter Fox
Description: An explanation of how slide rules work, beginning with a rudimentary logarithm calculator and log tables, featuring a logarithmic scale to print out to make your own slide rule, and concluding with "tricks from the slide rule era."

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators
Math Topics: Logarithms, History and Biography

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