By Jacqueline A. Stedall
Including new examine, this can be the main specific examine thus far of early sleek English algebra, which builds on paintings released in 1685 by way of John Wallis (Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford) at the historical past of algebra.
Stedall's publication follows the reception and dissemination of significant algebraic principles and techniques from continental Europe (especially these of Viéte) and the ensuing revolution within the nation of English arithmetic within the seventeenth century. The textual content emphasises the contribution of Wallis, yet giant reference can be supplied to different very important mathematicans resembling Harriot, Oughtred, Pell and Brouncker.
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A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685 (Mathematics) by Jacqueline A. Stedall