How Well Do You Know Exponentials & Logarithms?

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How Well Do You Know Exponentials & Logarithms?

How well do you know exponentials & logarithms? In mathematics, the logarithm is the inverse operation to exponentiation, just as division is the inverse of multiplication and vice versa.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Logarithms were introduced by ...
    • A. 

      John Napier

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Bill Nye

    • D. 

      Isaac Newton

  • 2. 
    Logarithms were introduced by John Napier in the early what century?
    • A. 

      15th century

    • B. 

      14th century

    • C. 

      17th century

    • D. 

      18th century

  • 3. 
    The present-day notion of logarithms comes from .....
    • A. 

      John Napier

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Leonhard Euler

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 4. 
    The present-day notion of logarithms comes from Leonhard Euler, who connected them to the exponential function in the .....
    • A. 

      14th century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      16th century

    • D. 

      12th century

  • 5. 
    The method of logarithms was publicly propounded by ...
    • A. 

      John Napier

    • B. 

      Bill Nye

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Isaac Newton

  • 6. 
    The method of logarithms was publicly propounded by John Napier in ....
    • A. 

      1607

    • B. 

      1904

    • C. 

      1614

    • D. 

      1998

  • 7. 
    Prior to Napier's invention, there had been other techniques of similar scopes, such as the prosthaphaeresis or the use of tables of progressions, extensively developed by ....
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Jost BÅ«rgi

    • D. 

      John Napier

  • 8. 
    Prior to Napier's invention, there had been other techniques of similar scopes, such as the prosthaphaeresis or the use of tables of progressions, extensively developed by Jost Bürgi around .....
    • A. 

      1500

    • B. 

      1600

    • C. 

      1400

    • D. 

      1300

  • 9. 
    Logarithm is studied in which course?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Maths

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Language

  • 10. 
    Mathematics is usually taught at
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Mosque

    • D. 

      Museum