A History of Mathematics

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Macmillan, 1893 - Mathematics - 422 pages
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Contents

I
5
II
9
III
16
IV
84
V
100
VI
117
VII
138
VIII
139
XI
199
XII
246
XIII
291
XIV
293
XV
307
XVI
315
XVII
331
XVIII
347

IX
156
X
183
XIX
362
XX
373

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Page 204 - I was so persecuted with discussions arising out of my theory of light, that I blamed my own imprudence for parting with so substantial a blessing as my quiet, to run after a shadow.
Page 300 - THEOREM If a straight line falling on two other straight lines, make the alternate angles equal to one another, the two straight lines shall be parallel to one another.
Page 21 - The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.

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