| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...that portion of the science of mathematics in which the quantities considered are denoted by letters, **and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs,** Writers on this subject have drawn a distinction between the ancient and modern analysis, and we shall... | |
| Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1858 - 296 pages
...CONTINUED FRACTIONS 248 EXPONENTIAL EQUATIONS AND LOGARITHMS. SECTION I. Eiponential Equations 2G3 **ALGEBRA. CHAPTER I. FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OF ALGEBRA....which will be more easily understood, when we are** advanced in the science. 2. The sign + is called plus or more, or the posltive sign, and placed between... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1860 - 412 pages
...ALGEBRA is a 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. In algebra two kinds of quantities are considered : 1st.... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1861 - 322 pages
...ALGEBRA is that branch of mathematics in which the juantities 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... | |
| Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1865 - 300 pages
...Equations 263 II. Nature and Properties of Logarithms. . . 2GK ALGEBRA. CHAPTER I. FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OK **ALGEBRA. SECTION I. Definitions and Notation. 1. Algebra,...which will be more easily understood, when we are** advanced in the science. 2. The sign -f- is called plus or more, or the positive sign, and placed between... | |
| Benjamin Peirce - 1875 - 306 pages
...the quantities considered are represented by the letters of the alphabet, and the operations to^be **performed upon them are indicated by signs, (in this...which will be more easily understood, when we are** advanced in the science.) 2. The sign -f is called plus or more, or the pos'tive sign, and placed between... | |
| Peder Lobben - Mechanical engineering - 1899 - 460 pages
...IRotes on a1gebra. Algebra is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities are denoted by letters **and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs.** The same signs are used to indicate the same operations as in arithmetic. Signs of Quantity and Signs... | |
| Joseph Battell - Force and energy - 1903 - 722 pages
...that algebra was that branch of mathematics in which the quantities considered are denoted by letters, **and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs.** Later he may have seen a definition of algebra denying the correctness or accuracy of this definition,... | |
| Peder Lobben - Mechanical engineering - 1922 - 512 pages
...IFlotes on Hl$ebra. Algebra is that branch of mathematics in which the quantities are denoted by letters **and the operations to be performed upon them are indicated by signs.** The same signs are used to indicate the same operations as in arithmetic. Signs of Quantity and Signs... | |
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