3 edition of **On some points in the history of arithmetic.** found in the catalog.

On some points in the history of arithmetic.

Augustus De Morgan

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Published
**1851**
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Written in English

- Decimal fractions -- History.,
- Interest -- History.,
- Mathematics -- History.

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Pagination | [5]-18 p. |

Number of Pages | 18 |

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Open Library | OL14257690M |

Preface Arithmetic is the basic topic of mathematics. According to the American Heritage Dictionary [1], it concerns “The mathematics of integers under addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, involution, and evolution.” The present text differs from other treatments of arithmetic in several respects. The history of arithmetic by Louis Charles Karpinski, , Rand McNally & company edition, in English There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Edition Notes "Bibliography for supplementary reading" at end of each chapter. "List of arithmetics and arithmetical works published in America before ": p.

The problems of Book I are not characteristic, being mostly simple problems used to illustrate algebraic reckoning. The distinctive features of Diophantus’s problems appear in the later books: they are indeterminate (having more than one solution), are of the second degree or are reducible to the second degree (the highest power on variable terms is 2, i.e., x 2), and end with the. First book of arithmetic by Emerson E. White, , American Book Co. edition, in English.

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