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    Re: Crelle's tables
    From: Peter Hakel
    Date: 2020 Oct 17, 20:16 +0000
    Indeed. From decades ago I remember an anecdote about a professor who never missed an opportunity to show how slide rules were superior to logarithmic tables - and how in the middle of one complicated calculation he demonstrated to his students that 3*4 = 11.98 :-)

    Peter Hakel

    On Saturday, October 17, 2020, 12:31:26 PM MDT, Frank Reed wrote:
    But there's more to it. Slide rules are non-trivial to use. Any potential slide rule user has to study the device, learn how to use it, experiment, and test out the skill. This is not a replacement for a calculator. It's far more difficult.
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