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|Named Person:||John Wallis; John Wallis|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Wallis; Jacqueline A Stedall
|ISBN:||0387207090 9780387207094 1441919228 9781441919229|
|Description:||xxxiv, 192 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Frontispiece: Title page of the Arithmetica infinitorum 1656 --
Introduction: The arithmetic of infinitesimals by Jacqueline A. Stedall --
An advertisement of the forthcoming Arithmetica infinitorum, Easter 1655 --
To the most distinguished and worthy gentleman and most skilled mathematician, Dr. William Oughtred, Rector of the church of Aldbury in the Country of Surrey --
To the most respected gentleman Doctor William Oughtred, most widely famed amongst mathematicians, by John Wallis, Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford --
Doctor William Oughtred: A response to the preceding letter (after the book went to press). In which he makes it known what he thought of that method --
The arithmetic of infinitesimals or a new method of inquiring into the quadrature of curves, and other more difficult mathematical problems.
|Series Title:||Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.|
|Other Titles:||Arithmetica infinitorum.|
|Responsibility:||translated from Latin to English with an introduction by Jacqueline A. Stedall.|
From the reviews: "John Wallis (1616-1703) was the most influential mathematician in England ... . in his Arithmetica infinitorum (Arithmetic of Infinites), he extended traditional algebra of finite
- Wallis, John, -- 1616-1703. -- Arithmetica infinitorum.
- Curves -- Rectification and quadrature -- Early works to 1800.
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- Arithmetica infinitorum (Wallis, John)
- Curves -- Rectification and quadrature.