Tokens from the Gods

  • William McGowen Priestley
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

A calculus is a pebble, or small stone.* Playing with pebbles, or “calculating”, is a primitive form of arithmetic. The calculus, or calculus, refers to some mathematics that was developed principally in the seventeenth century.

Keywords

Assure Fermat Pebble 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • William McGowen Priestley
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceThe University of the SouthSewaneeUSA

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