## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1 |

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In the quadratics , the Hindû

In the quadratics , the Hindû

**method**of completing the square is enforced , as being generally superior , in respect of facility , to the Italian or common one . The chapter on the general resolution of numerical equations has been ... Page v

Should such a

Should such a

**method**, in any way analogous to Horner's process for transformation , ever be invented , Sturm's theorem will become practically useful : —but not till then * . Upon Horner's**method**of continuous approximation to the ... Page 2

**Method**is the art of disposing a train of arguments in a proper order , to investigate either the truth or falsity of a proposition , or to demonstrate it to others when it has been found out . This is either Analytical or Synthetical . Page 3

Therefore , when any truth has been discovered by the Analytic

Therefore , when any truth has been discovered by the Analytic

**method**, it may be demonstrated by reversing the process or by Synthesis : and in the solution of geometrical propositions , it is very instructive to carry through both the ... Page 7

First

First

**Method**. — Begin at the top , and add together all the rows of numbers downwards , in the ... This**method**of proof is only doing the same work twice over , a little varied . Second**Method**. - Draw a line below the uppermost number ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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