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(1) A First Course in Higher Algebra (2) Problems in Dynamics (with Full Solutions) for the BA Students (Pass and Honours) of the Indian Universities

Nature volume 100, pages 263264 (06 December 1917) | Download Citation

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(i) OF these two books, the first is interesting as being the work of two American ladies who are colleagues in the same institution. Each of the authors is a Ph.D., arid for this and other reasons we may surmise that they received a good part of their training in Germany. They are keenly interested in their subject, have studied its history, and are acquainted with some of its most recent aspects. Thus equipped, they have chosen for their main topics rational, irrational, and (ordinary) complex numbers, logarithms, theory of equations, and elementary calculus. Each chapter is headed by an appropriate quotation; there are a number of historical notes, and some references are made to more advanced textbooks. All this is to the good, and the authors, I on the whole, have carried out their programme successfully.

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