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" if they would take the fmall Pains of being acquainted with the bare Notation of Algebra, which might be done in the hundredth part of the Time that is "
The Doctrine of Chances: Or, A Method of Calculating the Probability of ... - Page vii
by Abraham de Moivre - 1718 - 175 pages
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Games, Gods, and Gambling: A History of Probability and Statistical Ideas

Florence Nightingale David - Mathematics - 1998 - 275 pages
...the Practical R,sles in this Book, but also of more useftsl Discoveries if they would take the small Pains of being acquainted with the bare Notation of...be done in the hundredth part of the Time that is spent in learning to read Short-Hand. Thus the tone of the book is set, and the author keeps to it...
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Probability and Random Variables: A Beginner's Guide

David Stirzaker - Mathematics - 1999 - 368 pages
...the practical Rules in this book, but also of more useful Discoveries, if they would take the small Pains of being acquainted with the bare Notation of...be done in the hundredth part of the Time that is spent in learning to write Short-hand. A. de Moivre, The Doctrine of Chances, 1717 Preface This book...
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Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940

Ivor Grattan-Guinness - Mathematics - 2005 - 1040 pages
...combinatorics, de Moivre tried to convince those readers who had not studied algebra yet to 'take the small Pains of being acquainted with the bare Notation of...be done in the hundredth part of the Time that is spent in learning to write Short-hand'. Remarks of this kind are typical of the private teacher of...
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