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18th Century Arithmetic

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0265

This collection consists of 18th century arithmetic textbook. The textbook consists of different explanations and sample problems on the Direct Proportion Rule, Extraction of the Square Root, and the Single Fellowship Rule.

Dates

  • undated

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of an 18th century arithmetic textbook. The textbook includes different explanations and sample problems on the Direct Proportion Rule, Extraction of the Square Root, and the Single Fellowship Rule.

Biographical/Historical Note

In the 18th century, arithmetic was focused on the works of Leonhard Euler and Joseph-Louis Lagrange. Euler focused on the study of topology, graph theory, calculus, and complex analysis. Lagrange focused on number theory, algebra, differential calculus, and the calculus of variations.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This item was donated to Special Collections by Ira Chiles.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480