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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. Conic 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 twelfth edition, carefully corrected and improved by Samuel Clark. To which is added, a supplement, containing the History of Logarithms, and an Index to the whole Work.

Ward, John, active 1698-1709.
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London : printed for J. Beecroft, J. Rivington, L. Hawes, W. Clarke and R. Collins, W. Johnston, T. Longman, T. Caslon, S. Crownder, B. Law, T. Becket, G. Robinson and J. Roberts, S. Bladon, and R. Baldwin, 1771.

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[8],480,[8]p. : ill. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T127322

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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