# General Knowledge - Basic General Knowledge - Discussion

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Logarithm tables were invented by

 [A]. John Napier [B]. John Doe [C]. John Harrison [D]. John Douglas

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 Gnana said: (Jan 27, 2011) He is the first person who invented logaritm tables based on abacus.

 Manohar said: (May 5, 2011) I need more explaination.

 Pratik said: (Aug 29, 2011) What is abacus?

 Janki said: (Nov 17, 2011) The abacus, also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool used primarily in parts of Asia for performing arithmetic processes.

 Narmatha said: (May 3, 2013) Can anybody explain the creation of logarithm tables by John Napier? Did he got any award for that? In which year he published?

 Lakshmi said: (Jul 8, 2013) Briefly explained to abacus?

 Ashish Kumar said: (Jul 29, 2013) John Napier is best known as the inventor of logarithms. He also invented the so-called "Napier's bones" and made common the use of the decimal point in arithmetic and mathematics.

 Anurag said: (Oct 19, 2013) Tell me the country of john Napiar?

 Priya said: (Jan 25, 2014) Please explain me about the creation of table.

 Kalai said: (Feb 14, 2014) Tell me the date of birth of john napiar?

 Nandini said: (Mar 25, 2014) John Napier was born on 29th March 1904 A.D. His Nationality-Scottish.

 Varsha said: (Apr 24, 2014) (Born=1550 - Died=4 April 1617) also signed as Neper, Nepair - named Marvellous Merchiston, was a Scottish landowner known as a mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. He was the 8th Laird of Merchistoun. John Napier is best known as the inventor of logarithms. He also invented the so-called "Napier's bones" and made common the use of the decimal point in arithmetic and mathematics. Napier's birthplace, Merchiston Tower in Edinburgh, Scotland, is now part of the facilities of Edinburgh Napier University. After his death from the effects of gout, Napier's remains were buried in St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh.

 Sangam said: (Apr 26, 2014) Actually john Napier was a English Mathematician. He built mechanical device for the purpose of multiplication in 1617AD.

 Sushil Prabhakar said: (Oct 7, 2014) Logarithm inventor Mr. John napear was born on the march 29, 1904 in Scotland its is a great mathematician and its any copycatted articals prove.

 Gaurav Chauhan said: (Jun 16, 2015) I heard his name for first time specially that he invented logarithm table.

 K.Anjali said: (Sep 19, 2015) I did not know until now.

 Pavani said: (Dec 16, 2015) Jhon Doe and Jhon Harrison were belongs which group?

 Swathi said: (Dec 24, 2015) Can you explain the table?

 Gaurav Kumar said: (Dec 2, 2016) John Napier invented the logarithms table.

 Farzana Yasmin said: (Dec 24, 2016) Can you explain the table?

 Shivani Chaurasia said: (Feb 1, 2017) Thanks for all of us.

 Sravani said: (Feb 10, 2017) Thank you all for the given information.

 Sudarsan said: (Mar 10, 2017) Which year John Napier discovered the logarithm table?

 Anu said: (Sep 19, 2017) What is abacus?

 Akriti said: (Nov 7, 2017) It is the counting frame developed in China. G. K Abacus invented this.

 K Shaikshavali said: (Aug 28, 2018) The abacus was developed in China 3000B. C. The word abacus means calculating board. The abacus may be considered the first computer and is has been used since ancient time by a number of civilization for basic arithmetical calculation.

 Lohith said: (Dec 12, 2018) The first table of common logarithms was compiled by the English mathematician Henry Briggs. In 1624, while working with Napier, Briggs and Napier discovered natural logarithms which first arose as more or less "accidental variations" of Napier's original logarithms.