The young mathematician's guide Being a plain and easie introduction to the mathematicks. In five parts. Viz. 1. 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 Aequations is rendered easie; and Illustrated with Variety of Examples, and Numerical Questions. Also the whole Business of Interest and Annuities, &c. perform'd by the Pen, and a small Table, with several new Improvements. III. The Elements of Geometry, Contracted, and Analytically Demonstrated; With a New and Easie Method of finding the Circle's Periphery and Area to any assigned Exactness, by one Aequation 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 Explain'd, and render'd Easie; with its Application to Superficial, and Solid Geometry. With an appendix of practical gauging. The second edition corrected. By John Ward, Philomath. Heretofore Chief Surveyor and Gauger-General in the Excise; new Professor of the Mathematicks in the City of Chester

Main Author: Ward, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for Tho. Horne at the Soul-Entrance into the Royal-Exchange, J. Woodward at the Bible in Scalding-Ally against Stocks Market, and A. Bettesworth at the Red Lyon on London-Bridge 1713, 1713
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A variant has an extra preliminary leaf (making the pagination [10],451,[3]p.) entitled 'To the ingenious Mr. John Ward, upon his most useful piece, The young mathematician's guide' by Samuel Cunn, dated "Feb. 18. 1706/7. - English Short Title Catalog, T132407. - Pp. 427-451 contain 'An appendix of practical gauging'. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],451,[3]p.,plate) ill.,port 8°