Power Series

Calculate \ln{13}-\ln{12}, correct to 5 decimal places.  Given \ln{2}=0.69315, \ln{3}=1.09861, find the value of \ln{13} for 4 decimal places.

Source: Porter, R.I. (1963). Further Elementary Analysis (2nd ed.). London: G. Bell & Sons. (Examples 3b, Question 3, p. 43)

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Dr. Lee teaches at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He founded The Mathematics Digital Library in 2013.

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