The young mathematician's guide being a plain and easy introduction to the mathematicks. In five parts. Viz. I. Arithmetick, Vulgar and Decimal, with all the useful Rules; And a General Method of Extracting the Roots of all Single Powers. II. Algebra, or Arithmetick in Species; wherein the Method of Raising and Resolving Equations is rendered Easy; and illustrated with Variety of Examples, and Numerical Questions. Also the whole Business of Interest and Annuities, &c. performed by the Pen. III. The Elements of Geometry, contracted, and Analytically demonstrated; with a new and easy Method of finding the Circle's Periphery and Area to any assigned Exactness, by one Equation only: Also a new way of making Sines and Tangents. IV. Conick Sections, wherein the chief Properties, &c. of the Ellipsis, Parabola, and Hyperbola, are clearly demonstrated. V. The Arithmetick of Infinites explained, and rendered Easy; with it's Application to superficial and solid Geometry. With an appendix of practical gauging. By John Ward. The tenth edition, carefully corrected. To which is added, a supplement, containing the history of logarithms and an index to the whole Work

Main Author: Ward, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, E. Wicksteed, J. Beecroft, W. Johnston, J. Richardson, T. Longman, S. Crowder and Co. P. Davey and B. Law, and T. Caslon 1758, 1758
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T132404. - Pp433-480 contain 'An appendix of practical gauging' and the supplement. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],480,[8]p) ill 8°