The joy that physicists derive from numbers, an introduction to the art of estimating, and a healthy ambivalence toward pocket calculators, can all be revealed to students in a ’’liberal arts physics’’ course, by a novel way of reviewing the properties of exponents.
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N. David Mermin; Logarithms!. Am. J. Phys. 1 January 1978; 46 (1): 101–105. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.11104
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