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logarithmic scale
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
A scale in which positions are proportional to the logarithms of underlying values.

(editor's note:  A normal (linear) scale might show one unit per inch; whereas a logarithmic scale (of base 10) might show 10 units at the first inch, 100 at the second, 1000 units for the 3rd, ...)
  • He read books on calculus and logarithmic algebra and loved what he called the poetry and symmetry of math.
    p. 23.1

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