The Significant Digit

Joseph Bento joseph at
Sat May 8 12:27:04 CDT 2010

On May 8, 2010, at 10:18 AM, Philip Miller Tate wrote:

> I'm sorry, I just don't buy Benford's "Law". I once saw a reference to it with the supporting statement, "Scientists and mathematicians have recognized this fact for many years, and designed the slide rule so that the low numbers were spaced farther apart to make access to them easier."
> Phil M1GWZ

And all this time I thought a slide rule was a logarithmic device.  Silly me.

Joe, N6DGY

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