M and N may be magnitudes, + the sign of addition of the second to the first. 2. M and N may be numbers, and + the sign of multiplying the first by the second. 3. M and N may be lines, and + a direction to make a rectangle with the antecedent for a base,... Trigonometry and Double Algebra - Page 97by Augustus De Morgan - 1849 - 167 pagesFull view - About this book
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