Instruction Manual for Dietzgen 1771 Redirule Slide Rule

Description
This sixteen-page booklet lists no author or date. Its drawing of a slide rule corresponds to 1993.0357.02, with which it was received. The instructions explain how to: read the scales; multiply; place the decimal point; divide; combine multiplication and division; solve proportion problems; read the CI scale; compute squares and square roots and cubes and cube roots; solve problems in trigonometry; and work with logarithms.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pamphlet
date made
1941-1972
maker
Eugene Dietzgen Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.3 cm x 10.4 cm; 8 in x 4 3/32 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1993.0357.02.01
accession number
1993.0357
catalog number
1993.0357.02.01
subject
Slide Rules
Science & Mathematics
Mathematics
Education
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Alfred E. Brown

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