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Today I came across a high school math book which has a particular problem in the logarithms chapter. It has

$$ \log_{10}{0.2913} = -1.4643 $$

Trying to verify it with a calculator, I get -0.53566. There's a log table attached at the end which agrees with the calculation made in the book. To make sure there wasn't a typo, I looked up online for the common logarithm table and found tables that agree with it. Trying to verify the book's calculation, I got (with a calculator)

$$ 10^{-1.4643} = 0.034332 $$

Now am I missing something or is it something wrong with the logarithm tables I have? Admittedly, it has been a very long time since I last calculated logarithms using a table.

$$ \log_{10}{0.2913} = -1.4643 $$

Trying to verify it with a calculator, I get -0.53566. There's a log table attached at the end which agrees with the calculation made in the book. To make sure there wasn't a typo, I looked up online for the common logarithm table and found tables that agree with it. Trying to verify the book's calculation, I got (with a calculator)

$$ 10^{-1.4643} = 0.034332 $$

Now am I missing something or is it something wrong with the logarithm tables I have? Admittedly, it has been a very long time since I last calculated logarithms using a table.

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