| Augustus De Morgan - 1837
...4 than) -a; that is, unless 6 be greater than 4a. This was the case 5 in the first instance where 6 **was 17 and a was 3. If it be not so, we may pronounce...step of the process after another. This is called** synthesis (rmtmt, a putting together), or the synthetical method, in opposition to analysis (laaAviris,... | |
| Augustus De Morgan - Algebra - 1837 - 248 pages
...science which he * In England, the geometry studied is that of Euclid, and I hope it never will he **any ether ; were it only for this reason, that so...step of the process after another. This is called** synthesis (amiun, a putting together), or the synthetical method, in opposition to analysis (AwXw;,... | |
| Mechanics - 1845 - 238 pages
...volume ends, I cannot help recommending to students of mechanics to study Euclid's Geometry ; which **is "a better key to a great quantity of useful reading" than any other** Elements of Geometry in existence ; and which is one of the grand handmaids of sound knowledge in all... | |
| Robert Édouard Moritz - Mathematics - 1914 - 410 pages
...considered with reference to the form in which they appear hi Euclid, that the study of that author **is a better key to a great quantity of useful reading than any other.** DE MORGAN, A. Ekments of Algebra (London, 18S7), Introduction. 1820. This book [Euclid] has been for... | |
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