The Young Arithmetician and Algebraist's Companion.

Carr (Richard)

The Young Arithmetician and Algebraist's Companion.

In two parts. The first contains arithmetic, vulgar and decimal; With Variety of Examples to explain each Rule: And the Method of squaring Dimensions, called Cross Multiplication; Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots; with their Application to Use. The second part algebra; Being an easy Introduction to that admirable Way of Reasoning; with the Solution to upwards of One Hundred and Twenty Numerical and Geometrical Questions. The Whole Being rendered in a plain and familiar Manner; and is a very useful Companion for all Students in Arithmetic and Algebra.

Description: FIRST EDITION, diagrams in the text, a little bit of soiling on the terminal leaves, pp. [vi, including 3 pp. Subscribers Names], 240, 8vo, modern calf backed marbled boards, good

Publication Details: Printed for the Author; and sold by M. Cooper, and D. Wilson, 1751

Notes: A rare introductory treatise, just 4 copies being recorded in ESTC: BL, 2 in Cambridge libraries, and University of Michigan. The Subscribers List includes Thomas Chipendale [sic] and George Stubbs. The list is headed by The Honourable Mr. O Hara, and The Honourable Miss O Hara, which suggests that Carr was tutor to the young lady.

Bibliography: (ESTC T99087)

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Price: £750

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1751

Stock Number: 53945

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