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A Synopsis of Elementary Results in Pure and Applied Mathematics
Containing Propositions, Formulae, and Methods of Analysis, with Abridged Demonstrations

Volume 2

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Mathematics

  • Date Published: September 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108050685

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  • When George Shoobridge Carr (1837–1914) wrote his Synopsis of Elementary Results he intended it as an aid to students preparing for degree-level examinations such as the Cambridge Mathematical Tripos, for which he provided private tuition. He would have been startled to see the two volumes, first published in 1880 and 1886 respectively, reissued more than a century later. Notably, in 1903 the work fell into the hands of the Indian prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920) and greatly influenced his mathematical education. It is the interaction between a methodical teaching aid and the soaring spirit of a self-taught genius which gives this reissue its interest. Volume 2 contains sections on differential calculus, integral calculus, calculus of variations, differential equations, calculus of finite differences, plane coordinate geometry and solid coordinate geometry. Also included is a historically valuable index insofar as it provides references to 890 volumes of 32 periodicals dating back to 1800.

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    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108050685
    • length: 718 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 37 mm
    • weight: 1.12kg
    • contains: 20 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part II. 8. Differential calculus
    9. Integral calculus
    10. Calculus of variations
    11. Differential equations
    12. Calculus of finite differences
    13. Plane coordinate geometry
    14. Solid coordinate geometry
    Joint index to the Synopsis and to the papers on pure mathematics contained in the undermentioned British and foreign journals and transactions of societies.

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    George Shoobridge Carr

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