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Math Hardware

Know How To Use a Slide Rule? 388 388

high_rolla writes "How many of you have actually used a slide rule? The slide rule was a simple yet powerful and important tool for engineers and scientists before the days of calculators (let alone PCs). In fact, several people I know still prefer to use them. In the interest of preserving this icon we have created a virtual slide rule for you to play with." Wikipedia lists seven other online simulations.
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Know How To Use a Slide Rule?

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Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.

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