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Mathematicians who died on this day:
1643 : Guldin |
George Chrystal | Alec Aitken | Wilhelm Kutta |
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
JOC/EFR November 2014
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