## Explain logarithmic scale

### Explaining Logarithms

engineering calculations from the early 1600s until the wide-scale availability of scientific calculators in the 1970s. All three of these rules were actually taught in Algebra I, but in another format. Little effort is made in textbooks to make a connection between the Algebra I format (rules for exponents) and their logarithmic format. It is just assumed that the student sees and understands ...

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