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Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940.
Diophantos of Alexandria.
Cambridge, University press, 1885
|Named Person:||Diophantus, of Alexandria.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Little Heath, Sir
|Notes:||"List of books or papers read or referred to, so far as they concern or are useful to the subject": p. [vii]-viii.|
|Description:||xi, , 248 p. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||I. Historical introduction.--II. The works of Diophantos; their titles and general contents; the portions which survive.--III. The writers upon Diophantos.--IV. Notation and definitions of Diophantos.--V. Diophantos' methods of solution.--VI. The porisms of Diophantos. Other theorems assumed or implied.--VII. How far was Diophantos original?--VIII. Diophantos and the early Arabian algebraists.--Appendix. Abstract of the Arithmetics and the Tract on polygonal numbers.|
|Responsibility:||By T.L. Heath ... Edited for the syndics of the University press.|