As soon as the idea of acquiring symbols and laws of combination, without given meaning, has become familiar, the student has the notion of what I will call a symbolic calculus; which, with certain symbols and certain laws of combination, is symbolic... Trigonometry and Double Algebra - Page 92by Augustus De Morgan - 1849 - 167 pagesFull view - About this book
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