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7 February 2016

6 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Piet Hein‎; 20:14 . . (-6). .45.48.249.234 (talk)(Grooks)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 17:28 . . (+626). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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")
  • (diff | hist) . . Raymond Smullyan‎; 17:15 . . (+38). .Thefightmaster (talk | contribs)(Quotes: Corrected the quote.) (Tags: Mobile edit, Mobile web edit)
  • (diff | hist) . . Raymond Smullyan‎; 17:11 . . (+130). .Thefightmaster (talk | contribs)(Quotes) (Tags: Mobile edit, Mobile web edit)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 15:59 . . (+1,274). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 15:00 . . (+549). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 14:38 . . (+293). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Napier‎; 14:31 . . (+42). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(External links: added section "See also" with (1) History of logarithms)

5 February 2016

4 February 2016

3 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Euclid‎; 23:25 . . (+1,190). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria‎; 22:57 . . (+301). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . Euclid‎; 21:33 . . (+1,264). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Euclid‎; 18:39 . . (+7). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Euclid: De Morgan, added AsQBy source date for Heath)
  • (diff | hist) . . Euclid‎; 18:15 . . (+613). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Euclid: De Morgan, "Short Supplementary Remarks on the 1st 6 Books of Euclid.." AsQBy Heath: never has been/can be, a system of geometry worthy of the name, which has any material departures..from the plan laid down by Euclid)
  • (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan‎; 18:08 . . (+593). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes: "Short Supplementary Remarks on the First Six Books of Euclid.." AsQBy Heath: never has been/can be, a system of geometry worthy of the name, which has any material departures..from the plan laid down by Euclid)
  • (diff | hist) . . Simone Weil‎; 11:29 . . (+199). .Peter1c (talk | contribs)(Add 1921 photo)

2 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria‎; 03:47 . . (+1,281). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pappus: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": Our only source of information about the nature and contents of the ''Porisms'' is Pappus..great fascination for distinguished mathematicians..but beyond them all)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras‎; 03:01 . . (+845). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pythagoras: Aristotle AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": they found in numbers, more than in fire, earth, or water, many resemblances to things which are & become..supposed elements of numbers..elements of all things & heaven)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras‎; 02:52 . . (+377). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pythagoras: Aristotle, AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": These thinkers seem to consider that number is the principle both as matter for things and as constituting their attributes and permanent states)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras‎; 02:25 . . (+254). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pythagoreanism: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": It is certain that the Theory of Numbers originated in the school of Pythagoras)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras‎; 02:18 . . (+605). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pythagoras: Empedocles AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": greatest master of skilled arts of every kind..could with ease discern each and every truth in..ten—nay, twenty—men's lives)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras‎; 02:06 . . (+438). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pythagoras: Heraclitus AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": Much learning does not teach wisdom; otherwise it would have taught Hesiod & Pythagoras, Xenophanes & Hecataeus.)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria‎; 01:43 . . (+1,601). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pappus: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": 2 solutions..trisection problem..conics..applied directly; Pappus & Anthemius-burning mirrors..focus-&-directrix property of conics; thm proof-ellipse/parabola/hyperbola<->if ratio <,=,> 1)

1 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria‎; 23:49 . . (+328). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pappus: Trail, "Account of the Mathematical Collections of Pappus": superior lines treated of by Pappus. Note: Quote entry 20:55, 31 January 2016‎ 67.0.106.113 was ELApro)
  • (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria‎; 17:11 . . (+1,327). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Pappus: Pólya, "How to Solve It" (2): Pappus' procedures are not restricted to math: assume required/done, sought/found, to prove/true..paradox not self-deception; textbook tradition-analysis, synthesis, assumption..<-Pappus)

31 January 2016