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A mathematical miscellany in four parts. I. An essay towards the probable solution of the forty-five surprizing paradoxes in Gordon's Geography. II. Fifty-five new and amazing paradoxes, some in verse, some in prose, with their solutions. III. Answers to the hundred arithmetical problems, left unanswered in Hill's Arithmetick, and Alexander's Algebra. IV. Miscellaneous rules about forming aenigma's, questions, the doctrine of eclipses, of pendulums, the equation of time, concerning Easter, &c. Preview this item
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A mathematical miscellany in four parts. I. An essay towards the probable solution of the forty-five surprizing paradoxes in Gordon's Geography. II. Fifty-five new and amazing paradoxes, some in verse, some in prose, with their solutions. III. Answers to the hundred arithmetical problems, left unanswered in Hill's Arithmetick, and Alexander's Algebra. IV. Miscellaneous rules about forming aenigma's, questions, the doctrine of eclipses, of pendulums, the equation of time, concerning Easter, &c.

Author: Lover of the mathematicks.
Publisher: London : Printed for M. Cooper, 1751.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Named Person: Patrick Gordon; John Hill; Joannes Alexander, of Bern.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lover of the mathematicks.
OCLC Number: 931756039
Notes: Originally published in 1730.
Description: 220 pages : diagrams ; 17 cm
Other Titles: Century of philosophical paradoxes.
Responsibility: By a lover of the mathematicks.

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