A History of Mathematics (Google eBook)

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Macmillan & Company, 1893 - Mathematics - 422 pages
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Contents

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IV
84
V
100
VI
117
VII
138
VIII
139
XI
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XII
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XIII
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XV
307
XVI
315
XVII
331
XVIII
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