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Old January 20th, 2013, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by sgars View Post
Calcuators have been around for a long time. In fact our college profs used to sneer at us for trying to write programs for everything which can even be done by a calculator. And before calculators came into being, you had slide rules and could use log tables.
Even before log tables there were hand calculations...the great Newton did his hand computations accurate to 17 decimal places without slide rules and I am inclined to believe that it was without log tables.
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