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1764

Emerson's Treatise of Algebra

Step-by-step algebra problems

William Emerson (1701–1782) wrote on a variety of mathematical subjects. In Treatise of Algebra, published in 1764, Emerson reproduces problems and examples from Isaac Newton (1642–1726) and Jacob Bernoulli (1655–1705).

Emerson's Treatise of Algebra

Artifact dimensions

4.6 in. × 7.7 in. (2nd ed.)

Artifact origin

London, United Kingdom

Current artifact location

Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Butler Library, Columbia University in the City of New York

Catalog number

295801

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Additional Reading

  • Emerson, W. A Treatise of Algebra, In Two Books. London: J. Nourse, 1764.