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ALGEBRA. CHAPTER I. FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OF ALGEBRA. SECTION I. 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,...
An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ... - Page 1
by Benjamin Peirce - 1837 - 276 pages

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

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1835 - 374 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 - 302 pages
...THEIR USES (16 — 32), . 264 ALGEBRA ALGEBRA. CHAPTER I. Fundamental Processes of Algebra, SECTION r. Definitions and Notation. 1. Algebra, according to...we are farther advanced in the science. 2. The sign _|- is called plus or more, or the positive sign, find placed between two quantities denotes that they...

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...

Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1842 - 258 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

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...

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

Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1843 - 308 pages
...Equations 263 ALGEBRA. CHAPTER I. FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OF ALGEBRA. SECTION I. Definitions and Notation. l. Algebra, according to the usual definition, is that...which will be more easily understood, when we are advanced in the science. 2. The sign -j- is called plus or more, or the positive sign, and placed between...

Elements of Algebra: Including Sturms' Theorem

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1845 - 368 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...