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10 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 23:40 . . (+226). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(C: copied Cantor, thesis from "Georg Cantor" article: the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems)
  • (diff | hist) . . Mathematics‎; 16:49 . . (+901). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(F: Franklin, "The Life and Miscellaneous Writings..": Thomas Godfrey..insupportable in company..like majority of mathematicians fallen in my way, precision, continually contradicting, trifling distinctions, defeating all the ends of conversation)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 03:02 . . (+304). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(M-N: moved Maor, ''e: The Story of a Number'' to "Mathematics education" article: esoteric, dry way in which we teach the subject.. history of mathematics is a good way to correct these impressions)
  • (diff | hist) . . Mathematics education‎; 02:57 . . (+621). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(moved Maor, ''e: The Story of a Number'' from "History of mathematics" article: esoteric, dry way in which we teach the subject.. history of mathematics is a good way to correct these impressions + reindex)

9 February 2016

8 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Euclid’s Elements‎; 23:11 . . (+887). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(S - Z: Stone, "Euclid's Elements" Vol. 2 Preface: beyond..Skill of Man to contrive better..potent/diligent Carpers never..set Footing..happy Empire..Truth..uninterrupted Reign 2k Yrs..profound Peace..vanquish the obstinate/ignorant)
  • (diff | hist) . . Mathematics education‎; 16:08 . . (+1,325). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(L - P: Pólya, "Mathematical Discovery": Groping/muddling=trial&error=successive approximation; mathematician sophisticated procedure; scientific theories; teacher should not discourage..trial&error; show in many cases..algebra more effective)

7 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Mathematics‎; 13:36 . . (+272). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(B: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": the recondite and complicated which is elaborated first; it is only when some relatively unsophisticated mind attacks a problem that its deep simplicity is revealed)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 13:28 . . (+367). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(A-B: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": In their lack of..mathematical curiosity..algebraists of Islam & the European Renaissance were contemporaries of the ancient Egyptians; lacked Greek instinct for logical completeness & generality)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 05:20 . . (+728). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(A-B: Bell]], ''The Development of Math": If the early Greeks were cognizant of Babylonian algebra..supreme stupidity in the history of mathematics; Only in the modern mind..number & form perceived as different aspects of one mathematics)
  • (diff | hist) . . Foundations of mathematics‎; 04:58 . . (+391). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(A-B: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": Fourier's analytical theory of heat is the ultimate source of much modern work in the theory of functions of a real variable & in the critical examination of the foundation of mathematics)
  • (diff | hist) . . Mathematics‎; 04:56 . . (+33). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(See also: Foundations of mathematics)

6 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 18:10 . . (+841). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms‎; 17:41 . . (+34). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes: minor edit source)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 17:38 . . (+403). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 17:16 . . (+624). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 17:03 . . (+1,023). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms‎; 06:40 . . (+51). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(History of the Royal Society (1812): minor edits/links)
  • (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms‎; 06:25 . . (-22). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes: minor correction)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 06:24 . . (+1,108). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 05:43 . . (+268). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms‎; 05:22 . . (+3,930). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(History of Mathematics (1925): (7))

5 February 2016

4 February 2016