... which may hereafter become the grammar of a hundred distinct significant algebras. If any one were to assert that + and — might mean reward and punishment and A, B, C, etc., might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might believe him, or contradict... Trigonometry and Double Algebra - Page 101by Augustus De Morgan - 1849 - 167 pagesFull view - About this book
| George Moody - 1854
...that " if any one were to assert that + and — might mean reward and punishment, and A, B, C, 4c., **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might believe him or contradict him, as he pleases."** It appears that the foundation of algebra is not objective. Granted that 4- 1 signifies distance measured... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1899
...algebras. If any one were to assert that + and — might mean reward and punishment and A, B, C, etc., **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...symbols have the same resulting meaning, by whatever** steps attained. That A and B, if quantities, are the same amount of quantity ; that if operations,... | |
| Alexander Macfarlane - Algebra - 1899 - 31 pages
...algebras. If any one were to assert that -)- and — might mean reward and punishment and A, B, C, etc. , **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...symbols have the same resulting meaning, by whatever** steps attained. That A and B, if quantities, are the same amount of quantity ; that if operations,... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1899
...algebras. If any one were to assert that -f- and — might mean reward and punishment and A, B, C, etc. , **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...symbols have the same resulting meaning, by whatever** steps attained. That A and B, if quantities, are the same amount of quantity ; that if operations,... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1899
...algebras. If any one were to assert that -f and — might mean reward and punishment and A, B. C, etc., **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...symbols" have the same resulting meaning, by whatever** steps attained. That A and B, if quantities, are the same amount of quantity ; that if operations,... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1899
...algebras. If any one were to assert that + and — might mean reward and punishment and A, B, C, etc., **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...is the sign — placed between two symbols, as in A** - 13. It indicates that the two symbols have the same resulting meaning, by whatever steps attained.... | |
| Alexander Macfarlane - Physicists - 1916 - 144 pages
...algebras. If any one were to assert that + and — might mean reward and punishment, and A, B, C, etc., **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...symbols have the same resulting meaning, by whatever** steps attained. That A and B, if quantities, are the same amount of quantity; that if operations, they... | |
| Martha McMackin Garland - Education - 1980 - 196 pages
...algebras. If any one were to assert that + and - might mean reward and punishment, and A, B, C, etc. **might stand for virtues and vices, the reader might...symbols have the same resulting meaning, by whatever** steps attained.37 DeMorgan went on to apply his mathematical understandings to the discipline of formal... | |
| William Bragg Ewald - Mathematics - 2005 - 678 pages
...addition is to be, for the present, a sound void of sense. It is a mode of combination represented by + ; **when + receives its meaning, so also will the word...him, as he pleases— but not out of this chapter.** |2| The one exception above noted, which has some share of meaning, is the sign = placed between two... | |
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