Logarithmic Scales

Logarithmic Scales


This lesson will explain logarithmic scales.

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Notes on "Logarithmic Scales"


(0:00-1:37) Discussion of Logarithmic Scales

(1:38-3:14) Example of the Logarithmic Scale- Richter Scale

(3:15-6:37) Discussion of Moore's Law

Terms to Know
  • Logarithmic Scale

    A scale that uses equal measurements to represent equal ratios (usually multiplying by 10) rather than equal intervals.

  • Moore's Law

    A trend in technology for the number of components on microprocessors to double every year. It was first posited by Gordon E. Moore in 1965, and has more or less continued to the present day.