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"Building Log Tables" in the Good Olde Days

Given the common logarithms of the integers from 1 to 10
correct to fifteen decimal places (as in Table Ia of the MacMillan Tables),
find log 2 correct to sixteen decimal places.


Source: "Problem Section," American Mathematics Monthly, 1930, p. 558.