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History Of Elementary Algebra - Stages of Algebra - Algebraic Expression

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**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

... 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 ...### Famous quotes containing the words algebra and/or symbolic:

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