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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Clifford, William Kingdon, 1845-1879.
Common sense of the exact sciences.
New York, Dover Publications [1955, ©1946]
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Kingdon Clifford
|Contents:||Number is independent of the order of counting --
A sum is independent of the order of adding --
A product is independent of the order of multiplying --
The distributive law --
On powers --
Square of a + 1 --
On powers of a + b --
On the number of arrangements of a group of letters --
On a theorem concerning any power of a + b --
On operations which appear to be without meaning --
Extension of the meaning of symbols --
Addition and multiplication of operations --
Division of operations --
General results of our extension of terms --
Boundaries take up no room
|Responsibility:||Edited and with a pref. by Karl Pearson; newly edited and with an introd. by James R. Newman; pref. by Bertrand Russell.|