2 edition of **Elements of algebra** found in the catalog.

Elements of algebra

Smyth, William

- 315 Want to read
- 22 Currently reading

Published
**1830** by Shirley & Hyde in Portland [Me.] .

Written in English

- Algebra

**Edition Notes**

Errata slip inserted.

Statement | by William Smyth... |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA152 .S667 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 264 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 264 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6057766M |

LC Control Number | 49031819 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 4606180 |

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These additions, which often distinguished themselves from the main text depending on the manuscriptgradually accumulated over time as opinions varied upon what was worthy of explanation or further study.

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Book 2 contains a number of lemmas concerning the equality of rectangles and squares, sometimes referred to as " geometric algebra ", and concludes with a construction of the golden ratio and a way of constructing a square equal in area to any rectilineal plane figure.

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Two exceptions to this are the recent translations by J. How can I get more information? Several school districts give credit for taking EMF courses. Although known to, for instance, Cicerono record exists of the text having been translated into Latin prior to Boethius in the fifth or sixth century.

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This is typical of the way algebra is applied; it is the best and purest form of application because it reveals the simplest and most universal mathematical structures. A German edition followed swiftly, as did further translations into other European languages.Nov 12, · galisend.com: Elements of Algebra: Brown cloth boards, brown leather spinecover, very scuffed and rubbed, corners and tips chipped.

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Elements of Linear Algebra - CRC Press Book. This volume presents a thorough discussion of systems of linear equations and their solutions. Vectors and matrices are introduced as required and an account of determinants is given.

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Classical results in these fields, such as the straightedge-and-compass constructions and their relation to Fermat primes, are used to motivate and illustrate algebraic techniques/5.Elements is the oldest extant large-scale deductive treatment of mathematics. It has proven instrumental in the development of logic and modern science, and its logical rigor was not surpassed until the 19th century.

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