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A note on range transformations for square root and logarithm

There was the germ of an idea in two previous papers [1, 2] which no one seems to have picked up in almost five years. For certain functions it seems desirable to transform the argument to a short range symmetric about 1.0. I will give examples of this usage for the square root and logarithm function for both binary and decimal machines.

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