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A treatise of algebra, both historical and practical

A treatise of algebra, both historical and practical

shewing the original, progress, and advancement thereof, from time to time, and by what steps it hath attained to the heighth at which it now is : with some additional treatises ...

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Published by Printed by John Playford, for Richard Davis ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Algebra -- Early works to 1800,
  • Geometry -- Early works to 1800,
  • Mathematics -- Early works to 1800,
  • Trigonometry -- Early works to 1800,
  • Conic sections -- Early works to 1800,
  • Wedges -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCono-cuneus, or, The shipwright"s circular wedge, Cono-cuneus, The shipwright"s circular wedge, A treatise of angular sections, A defense of the treatise of the angle of contact, A discourse of combinations, alternations, and aliquot parts
    Statementby John Wallis ..
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 854:14
    ContributionsWallis, John, 1616-1703., Wallis, John, 1616-1703., Wallis, John, 1616-1703., Wallis, John, 1616-1703.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[20], 374, [4] , 17, [3], 68, 76 [i.e. 176] p., [10] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15036072M

      While Boole’s algebra may have been the first example of a useful non-numerical algebra, his talk of “the present state of the theory of Symbolical Algebra,” clearly refers to Peacock’s treatise, which he likely learned of through his friend and mentor Duncan F Gregory ( — ), who further generalized Peacock’s ideas, and.


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