# Changes related to "User:ELApro"

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#### 13 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 06:53 . . (+20) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: minor link)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 06:50 . .
**(+1,274)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought & Origin..Algebra": Descartes does not..identify arithmetic & geometry—rather he identifies algebra/symbolic logistic with geometry, interpreted by him for the 1st time as a symbolic science.) - (diff | hist) . . René Descartes; 06:47 . .
**(+1,268)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Descartes: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought & Origin..Algebra": Descartes does not..identify arithmetic & geometry—rather he identifies algebra/symbolic logistic with geometry, interpreted by him for the 1st time as a symbolic science) - (diff | hist) . . René Descartes; 04:10 . .
**(+1,030)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Descartes: Kline, "Mathematics for..Nonmathmatician": Greek geometry..fatiguing..imagination. Each theorem required a new kind of proof..algebra mechanizes thought-paradoxical: great thinkers..enamored with ideas that mechanize thought) - (diff | hist) . . H. L. Mencken; 02:52 . . (+458) . . Ybravura (talk | contribs)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 02:42 . . (0) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: minor correction: source date)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 02:38 . . (+302) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: Kline, "Mathematics for the Nonmathematician": one of the striking and curious features of the history of mathematics. Ideas that seem remarkably simple once explained were thousands of years in the making.)

#### 12 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Jesus; 16:23 . . (+9) . . Ah3kal (talk | contribs) (Reverted edit by 50.203.89.70 (talk • contributions) to last version by Ah3kal)
- (diff | hist) . . Jesus; 16:23 . . (-9) . . 50.203.89.70 (talk) (you used to call me on my cell phone)
- (diff | hist) . . m Jesus; 16:23 . . (-10) . . Ah3kal (talk | contribs) (Reverted edit by 50.203.89.70 (talk • contributions) to last version by Érico)
- (diff | hist) . . Jesus; 16:22 . . (+10) . . 50.203.89.70 (talk) (→The New Testament)
- (diff | hist) . . m Jesus; 16:21 . . (-7) . . Érico (talk | contribs) (Reverted edit by 50.203.89.70 (talk • contributions) to last version by Ah3kal)
- (diff | hist) . . Jesus; 16:21 . . (+7) . . 50.203.89.70 (talk) (Basketball is lifd)
- (diff | hist) . . m Jesus; 16:20 . . (-22) . . Ah3kal (talk | contribs) (Reverted edit by 50.203.89.70 (talk • contributions) to last version by Ah3kal)
- (diff | hist) . . Jesus; 16:20 . . (+22) . . 50.203.89.70 (talk) (Jonathan Doe is A Savage)
- (diff | hist) . . m Jesus; 16:18 . . (+487) . . Ah3kal (talk | contribs) (Reverted edit by 50.203.89.70 (talk • contributions) to last version by CensoredScribe)
- (diff | hist) . . Jesus; 16:18 . . (+9) . . 50.203.89.70 (talk) (Lebron James)
- (diff | hist) . . Jesus; 16:15 . . (-496) . . 50.203.89.70 (talk) (Cheezus Crust)

#### 11 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Gottfried Leibniz; 18:42 . . (+243) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Leibniz: Cajori, "A History of Mathematics": In the interval of 200 years between Kepler and Gauss there arose no great mathematician in Germany excepting Leibniz.)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 17:37 . .
**(+849)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra": creating a formal language of mathematics=foundation of modern algebra; Vieta's critical modification of Diophantus->founder of modern mathematics) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 17:28 . .
**(+867)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra": Vieta undertook to modify Diophantus in a critical way. He thereby became the true founder of modern mathematics.) - (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 16:22 . . (+11) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: minor edit: source page#)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 16:11 . . (-44) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: minor edit: (2) Wp-links to Wq-links)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 16:08 . .
**(+2,079)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: Heath, "Diophantos of Alexandria": Nesselmann's 3 historical stages of development as regards the form of exposition of algebraic operations & equations) - (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 15:35 . . (+4) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: minor link)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 15:31 . . (+474) . . ELApro (talk | contribs)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 15:27 . . (+6) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→M-N: minor edit: source page#)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 15:25 . .
**(+674)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→M-N: Nordgaard, "A Historical Survey of Algebraic Methods of Approximating the Roots": solution of numerical cubic equations by intersecting conics..greatest original contribution to algebra..by the Arabs) - (diff | hist) . . Reason; 13:19 . . (+28) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Expand See also section)

#### 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) . . David Rittenhouse; 16:04 . .
**(+653)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States (1890): he can not be placed in the foremost rank of astronomers then living; Rittenhouse's contributions..aroused interest in astronomy, & diffusion of scientific knowledge in the New World) - (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse; 15:53 . . (+53) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Rittenhouse: corrected source: "David Rittenhouse & Robert Fulton," author-James Renwick; ed. Jared Sparks + minor sort)
- (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse; 15:46 . .
**(+1,703)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Rittenhouse: Sparks, "David Rittenhouse & Robert Fulton": 1775 project..a public observatory; equal to any practical living astronomer; Other men..better qualified for political pursuits/public offices which became the rest of his life) - (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse; 15:26 . .
**(+1,621)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Rittenhouse: Jefferson, "Notes on the State of Virginia": second to no astronomer living; He has not made a world: but he has by imitation approached nearer its Maker than any man who has lived from the creation to this day) - (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse; 14:42 . .
**(+8,852)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (removed {{scientist-stub}}/expanded (1) quote to (11) added section "Quotes about Rittenhouse" & subsection ''The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States (1890)'') - (diff | hist) . . John Dewey; 13:48 . .
**(+645)** . . 208.255.153.254 (talk) (→Quotes) - (diff | hist) . . John Dewey; 13:43 . .
**(+549)** . . 208.255.153.254 (talk) (→Quotes) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 05:07 . .
**(+1,457)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": (2) diophantine analysis today is choked by a jungle of trivialities..long past time that the standards of Diaphantus be forgotten; beyond question among the great algebraists) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 04:09 . .
**(+688)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Dickson, "History of the Theory of Numbers": Fermat, commenting about 1637 on Diophantus II, 8) - (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) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 02:35 . .
**(+716)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Kline, "Mathematical Thought..": Alexandrians used fractions as numbers in their own right, whereas classical mathematicians spoke only of a ratio of integers, not of parts of a whole, & ratios were used only in proportions) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 00:53 . .
**(+685)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Sesiano, "Books IV to VII of Diophantus’ Arithmetic": seven of Arithmetica's Books were considered irretrievably lost until the recent discovery of four..hitherto unknown books in Arabic translation) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 00:33 . . (+111) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (Image: Diophantus-cover.jpg)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 00:26 . .
**(+610)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (AsQBy Drijvers, "Secondary Algebra Education": your inspiration and my teaching it will be easy for you to master, because clear intelligence supported by good lessons is a fast route to knowledge)

#### 9 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 21:50 . . (+1) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): minor correction)
- (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 21:41 . . (+157) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 21:13 . . (+60) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 20:53 . .
**(+1,014)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): Wilhelm Xylander-his pride had a fall so sudden and so humiliating..worth while to make known the work of Diophantos, which had so opened his eyes) - (diff | hist) . . m John Locke; 19:23 . . (-145) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (Reverted edit by J1smith2389 (talk • contributions) to last version by Kalki)