Instruction Manual for Cooper 100-Inch Slide Rule

Description
This undated 16-page booklet was received with MA.326237. It is titled, The 'Cooper' 100-inch Slide Rule (Patented). Designed for Use in Calculations Involving Multiplication, Division, Proportion, Percentages, Powers, Roots, Logarithms, etc. etc. The description of the calculator claims it reads to four decimal places. Instructions for currency conversion are also provided. Partial tables of decimal equivalents appear as an advertisement for The Instanter Decimal Tables, published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. of London.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
before 1923
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12.4 cm x 18.4 cm; 4 7/8 in x 7 1/4 in
ID Number
MA.259739.01
accession number
259739
catalog number
259739.01
Credit Line
Gift of William Dubilier
subject
Mathematics
Rule, Calculating
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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