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- 20:06, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+650)** . . Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": Kepler's laws 22 yrs incessant calculation, without logarithms..Pythagorean faith in..mathematical harmony in nature sustained him..The story..one of the most heroic in science + sort) (current) - 18:10, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+841)** . . History of logarithms (→Quotes: Voelkel, "Johannes Kepler..": only 3rd..set of planetary tables in European history..Copernicus' & Ptolemy's were..equally accurate, Kepler's..50 times more so..Kepler's theories..difficult, especially since incorporated the new logarithms) (current) - 18:05, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+984)** . . Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: Voelkel, "Johannes Kepler..": only 3rd..set of planetary tables in European history..Copernicus' & Ptolemy's were..equally accurate, Kepler's..50 times more so.."There will be few purchasers as always with math works..chaos") - 17:41, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+34) . . m History of logarithms (→Quotes: minor edit source)
- 17:38, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+403) . . History of logarithms (→Quotes: Kaunzner, "Logarithms": Kepler provided more accurate values for the Napier series with the aid of successive proportions..''Tabulae Rudolphinae' 1st to divide a table into numerical and trig parts)
- 17:28, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+626)** . . John Napier (→Quotes about Napier: Igarashi, Altman, Funada, Kamiyama, ''Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective'': also invented Napier's bones..based on Arab mathematics and Fibonacci's "Liber Abaci") (current) - 17:16, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+624)** . . History of logarithms (→Quotes: Igarashi, Altman, Funada, Kamiyama, ''Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective'': Jost Burgi..invented logarithms independently of Napier and Briggs..Kepler asked him to publish..six years after Napier's publication) - 17:03, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+1,023)** . . History of logarithms (→Quotes: Rosen, "Kepler's Somnium": since Kepler was concerned principally with astronomical computations involving sexagesimal fractions of the degree & hour, logistic logarithms were of prime importance.."Thousand Logarithms" quote) - 15:59, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+1,274)** . . John Napier (→Quotes about Napier: Anders Hald, "A History of Probability and Statistics": Napier considered the synchronized motion of two points..He carried out these cacluations personally..20 years) - 15:00, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+549)** . . John Napier (→Quotes about Napier: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Napier's book required..intensity of concentration..while Newton's book was packed with tedious geometric axioms..probably..more enjoyable to compose than Napier's mind-numbing treatise) - 14:51, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+669)** . . Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Luckily, Napier came on the scene with..logarithms just when..Kepler was deeply immersed in mind-numbing, tedious calculations..in his construction of the orbit of Mars..gift from heaven) - 14:38, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+293) . . John Napier (→Quotes about Napier: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Napier presented his concept of logarithms as a boon to mankind for, as he pointed out, working with logarithms reduces the drudgery of numerical computations enormously)
- 14:31, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+42) . . John Napier (→External links: added section "See also" with (1) History of logarithms)
- 06:40, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+51) . . m History of logarithms (→History of the Royal Society (1812): minor edits/links)
- 06:25, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-22) . . m History of logarithms (→Quotes: minor correction)
- 06:24, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+1,108)** . . History of logarithms (→Quotes: Kasner, Newman, "Mathematics and the Imagination": a work second only to Sir Isaac Newton's monumental Pincipia..an invention which is as important to mathematics as Arabic numerals, the concept of zero & the principle of positional notation) - 05:59, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+49) . . m Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: minor link)
- 05:58, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+400) . . Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: Kasner, "Differential-Geometric Aspects of Dynamics": If Kepler had been a mathematician of the twentieth century, he would have stopped..after noting his first law, and deduced the other two analytically)
- 05:43, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+268) . . History of logarithms (→Quotes: Bradley, "Mathematics Frontiers: 1950 to Present": Kepler dedicated his 1620 ''Ephemerides'' to Napier..stating..logarithms was the central idea that enabled him to discover the third law)
- 05:22, 6 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+3,930)** . . History of logarithms (→History of Mathematics (1925): (7)) - 17:48, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+4) . . m Mathematics education (→L - P: minor link) (current)
- 17:46, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+15) . . Mathematics education (→See also: Geometry)
- 17:45, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+32) . . Mathematics education (→See also: E (mathematical constant))
- 17:41, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+51) . . Mathematics education (→See also: Infinity, Problem solving, Ellipse)
- 17:37, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+27) . . Mathematics education (→See also: History of logarithms)
- 17:36, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+28) . . History of mathematics (→See also: History of logarithms) (current)
- 17:34, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+117) . . m History of logarithms (→History of Mathematics (1925): minor edit)
- 17:24, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+5,280)** . . History of logarithms (→"Notes on the History of Logarithms" (1899): added David Eugene Smith section ''History of Mathematics (1925)'' with (11)) - 12:56, 5 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+3,193)** . . History of logarithms (→A History of Mathematics (1893): added W. W. Rouse Ball section ''A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (1888)'' with (7)) - 21:10, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-1) . . m History of logarithms (→"Notes on the History of Logarithms," (1899): minor edit)
- 21:09, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+12,648)** . . N History of logarithms (Initiated INCOMPLETE ARTICLE-to be completed) - 18:49, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+16) . . m Florian Cajori (→Quotes: minor edit) (current)
- 17:34, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+775)** . . Pappus of Alexandria (→Quotes about Pappus: Weaver, "Pappus, Introductory Paper": remarkable suggestiveness of the Collection to..Chasles, Günther, Descartes, Newton & Steiner-> analytic geometry, projective geom & allied theories; ought furnish a reader suggestions today) (current) - 16:42, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+827)** . . Pappus of Alexandria (→Quotes about Pappus: Weaver, "Pappus, Introductory Paper": versatile writer..list..the only one extant even in part is the Collection) - 16:03, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+684)** . . History of mathematics (→U-Z: eaver, "Pappus, Introductory Paper": One of the most wholesome tendencies in..mathematics today is..increased attention to the history & genesis of the subject. Pappus of Alexandria, one of the most important of the old Greek mathematicians) - 15:28, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+4) . . m Euclid (→Quotes about Euclid: minor link) (current)
- 15:27, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-145) . . Euclid (→Quotes about Euclid: trimmed Heath quote)
- 02:29, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+134) . . Euclid (→Quotes about Euclid: Heath, ''The Thirteen Books": extended source)
- 02:05, 4 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+971)** . . Euclid (→Quotes about Euclid: Heath, "The Thirteen Books...": the "Elements of Music"..the "Musici"; mentioned in Ptolemy's "Harmonica") - 23:47, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+523)** . . History of mathematics (→P: the circle is divisible into parts unlike in definition or notion..Euclid's Divisions..divides given figures.. into like figures, and..into unlike) - 23:42, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+56) . . m Euclid’s Elements (→G - L: minor link) (current)
- 23:25, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+1,190)** . . Euclid (→Quotes about Euclid: Proclus AsQBy Heath, "The Thirteen Books ..": many things..appearing to rest on truth & follow..scientific principles lead..astray/deceive..he..handed down Pseudaria..setting true/false & refutation of error/cathartic/exercise) - 22:57, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+301) . . Pappus of Alexandria (→The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements (1908): Apollonius spent a very long time with the pupils of Euclid at Alexandria, and..thus that he acquired such a scientific habit of though)
- 21:49, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+4) . . m Geometry (→M - P: minor edit) (current)
- 21:48, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+499) . . Geometry (→M - P: Menaechmus' response to a request of Alexander the Great to be taught concisely AsQBy Heath, ''The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements'')
- 21:33, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+1,264)** . . Euclid (→Quotes about Euclid: Proclus AsQBy Heath, "The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements": collecting..Eudoxus' theorems, perfecting..Theaetetus'..bringing to irrefragable demonstration.. things..loosely proved; no royal road for Ptolemy) - 21:03, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+3,131)** . . Thomas Little Heath (→Apollonius of Perga (1896): added section "The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements (1908)" with (5)) (current) - 20:40, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+837)** . . Euclid’s Elements (→G - L: Heath, "The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements": rush of competitors..new "practical" text-books..when chaos has come again in geometrical teaching, there will be a return to Euclid..for the purpose of standardising..once more) - 19:14, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+49) . . m Euclid’s Elements (→G - L: minor link/accidentally save previous entry prior to completion)
- 19:10, 3 February 2016 (diff | hist) . .
**(+1,373)** . . Euclid’s Elements (→G - L: Lardner, ''The 1st 6 Books..":admit a new work were written on a plan different from..Euclid..once superseded..Geometry, in the ancient sense..would be..frittered away, or be only considered..a particular application of Arithmetic and Algebra)

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