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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

3 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 23:47 . . (+523). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(P: the circle is divisible into parts unlike in definition or notion..Euclid's Divisions..divides given figures.. into like figures, and..into unlike)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Euclid’s Elements‎; 23:42 . . (+56). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(G - L: minor link)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Geometry‎; 21:49 . . (+4). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(M - P: minor edit)
  • (diff | hist) . . Geometry‎; 21:48 . . (+499). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(M - P: Menaechmus' response to a request of Alexander the Great to be taught concisely AsQBy Heath, ''The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements'')
  • (diff | hist) . . Euclid’s Elements‎; 20:40 . . (+837). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Euclid’s Elements‎; 19:14 . . (+49). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(G - L: minor link/accidentally save previous entry prior to completion)
  • (diff | hist) . . Euclid’s Elements‎; 19:10 . . (+1,373). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(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)

2 February 2016