| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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