No author has gone as far as Doerfler in covering methods of mental calculation beyond simple arithmetic. Even if you have no interest in competing with. Dead Reckoning: Calculating Without Instruments. Front Cover. Ronald W. Doerfler. Gulf Publishing Company, – Mathematics – pages. The Paperback of the Dead Reckoning: Calculating Without Instruments by Ronald W. Doerfler, Doerfler | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping.
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Tlnc rated it really liked it Jan 27, The Math Teachers Know. We appreciate your feedback. The Mental Calculator’s Handbook. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Home Page Prezi Dead Reckoning: Often we encounter multi-digit numbers, such as scaling factors, that are difficult to use directly as a divisor or multiplier because of the number of digits involved.
After a brief review of logarithms, this chapter discusses general approximation techniques for common and natural logarithms that are suitable for mental calculation, then details cead accurate relations involving neighboring and intermediate values, offers methods for the more difficult problem of finding inverse logarithms, and concludes with an example of using logarithms and inverses to find higher-order roots of numbers. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
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Graphs provide error curves for each method as a means of evaluating them. A Time for Reckoning This chapter provides an introduction to the motivation and purpose of the book, as well as an overview of its contents.
Dead Reckoning: Calculating Without Instruments
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Acknowledgements of Contributors to this Book Section: September 1, Imprint: There are many books designed to teach rapid calculation without aid of a machine. This area contains materials relating to advanced mental calculation that either do not appear in the book or are covered in greater detail here. Victor marked it reckonint to-read Oct 28, Toryn Green added it Oct 21,