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A treatise of algebra, both historical and practical

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**1685** by Printed by John Playford, for Richard Davis ... in London .

Written in English

- 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 titles | Cono-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 |

Statement | by John Wallis .. |

Series | Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 854:14 |

Contributions | Wallis, John, 1616-1703., Wallis, John, 1616-1703., Wallis, John, 1616-1703., Wallis, John, 1616-1703. |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Microform |

Pagination | [20], 374, [4] , 17, [3], 68, 76 [i.e. 176] p., [10] leaves of plates |

Number of Pages | 374 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15036072M |

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