Weddle sentence example
- This is Weddle's rule.
- (iv) m a multiple of 6 (Weddle's rule, or its repeated application).
- Although the method is usually known by the names of Weddle and Hearn, it is really, in its essential features, due to Briggs, who gave in the Arithmetica logarithmica of 1624 a table of the logarithms of I + i r n up to r =9 to 15 places of decimals.
- i r n is generally known as Weddle's method, having been published by him in The Mathematician for November 1845, and the corresponding method for antilogarithms by means of factors of the form i+( I) r n is known by the name of Hearn, who published it in the same journal for 1847.