## A Source Book in MathematicsThe field of number. The field of algebra. The field of geometry. The field probability. Field of the calculus, functions, quaternions. |

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### Contents

THE FIELD OF NUMBER | 1 |

Robert Recorde on The Declaration of the Profit of Arith | 13 |

Stevin on Decimal Fractions | 20 |

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