3rd November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd November

Mathematicians born on this day:

1867 : Kutta
1878 : Coble
1896 : Wilder

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1643 : Guldin
1832 : Leslie
1911 : Chrystal
1918 : Lyapunov
1967 : Aitken
2012 : Vladimirov

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George Chrystal Alec Aitken Wilhelm Kutta

A quotation for today

George Chrystal (1851 - 1911)

The teaching of Algebra in the early stages ought to consist of a gradual generalisation of Arithmetic; in other words, Algebra ought, in the first instance to be taught as Arithmetica Universalis in the strictest sense.

Preface to Algebra (1886)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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