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Definitions and Notation. 1. Algebra, according to the usual definition, is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities considered are represented by the letters of the alphabet, and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs....
An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ... - Page 1
by Benjamin Peirce - 1858 - 284 pages

## Elements of Algebra: Tr. from the French of M. Bourdon. Revised and Adapted ...

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1835 - 378 pages
...ALGEBRA is that branch of mathematics in which the quanti. ties considered are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs. 4. The sign -)-, is called plus ; and indicates the addition of two or more quantities. Thus, 9+5 is...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1837 - 300 pages
...LOGARITHMS (4 — 15), . 260 SECTION III. COMMON LOGARITHMS AND THIIR USES (16 — 32), . 264 ALGEBRA ALGEBRA. CHAPTER I. Fundamental Processes of Algebra....which will be more easily understood, when we are farther advanced in the science. 2. The sign + is called plus or more, or the positive sign, and placed...

## First Lessons in Algebra: Embracing the Elements of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1839 - 272 pages
...ALGEBRA is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities considered are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs. These letters and signs are called symbols. 4. The sign +, is called plus ; and indicates the addition...

## Elements of Algebra

Algebra - 1839 - 368 pages
...been remarked in Definition 3, that the quantities considered in algebra are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them, are indicated by signs. The letters and signs are used to abridge and generalize the reasoning required in the resolution of...

## Elements of Algebra

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1842 - 368 pages
...been remarked in Definition 3, that the quantities considered in algebra are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them, are indicated by signs. The letters and signs are used to abridge and generali3e the reasoning required in the resolution of...

## Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1842 - 284 pages
...ALGEBRA is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities considered are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs. These letters and signs are called symbols. 4. The sign +, is called plus ; and indicates the addition...

## Elements of Algebra: Including Sturms' Theorem

Algebra - 1845 - 382 pages
...ALGEBRA is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities considered are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs. The letters and signs are called symbols. 4. The sign +, is called plus, and when placed between two...

## Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1848 - 300 pages
...ALGEBRA is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities considered are represented by letters, and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs. These letters and signs are called symbols. 4. The sign +, is called plus ; and indicates the addition...