Symbolic Algebra

Some articles on algebra, symbolic algebra:

History Of Elementary Algebra - Stages of Algebra - Algebraic Expression
... Algebra did not always make use of the symbolism that is now ubiquitous in mathematics, rather, it went through three distinct stages ... The stages in the development of symbolic algebra are roughly as follows Rhetorical algebra, where equations are written in full sentences ... Rhetorical algebra was first developed by the ancient Babylonians and remained dominant up to the 16th century ...
Augustus De Morgan - Mathematical Work
... name was William Rowan Hamilton, contributed to mathematics, especially geometric algebra, and first described the Quaternions ... De Morgan contributed four memoirs on the foundations of algebra, and an equal number on formal logic ... The best presentation of his view of algebra is found in a volume, entitled Trigonometry and Double Algebra, published in 1849 and his earlier view of formal logic is found in a ...

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