A source book in mathematics, Volume 1

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Dover Publications, 1959 - Mathematics - 701 pages
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The writings of Newton, Liebniz, Pascal, Riemann, Bernoulli, and others in a comprehensive selection of 125 treatises, articles from the Renaissance to end of the 19th century — most unavailable elsewhere. Grouped in 5 sections: Number; Algebra; Geometry; Probability; and Calculus, Functions, and Quaternions. Index. Includes 83 illustrations.

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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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David E. Smith is a professor of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

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