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The book describes how logarithms are used in scales of measurement: for intensity of sound (decibel scale), intensity of earthquakes (Richter scale), level of acidity of a solvent (pH level), brightness of stars (absolute and apparent magnitude), ....The key properties of the log function are presented, those that make it so attractive and so indispensable in science-for describing population growth, radioactivity, cooling, etc. This book will be particularly useful to students who wish to appear for the Mathematical Olympiads. The presentation is enhanced with snippets and illustrated by line drawings.
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