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Sommerton, John.

John Sommerton mathematical exercises.

Great Britain, 1741-1742.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([88] leaves) : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process QA101.S66 M38 1741
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Bound in full contemporary vellum.
A mid-18th century manuscript book of mathematical excercises kept by John Sommerton, and dated September 22nd 1741 on the second leaf. Fully written over 88 leaves with some calligraphic titles and flourishes. It is not a fair copy book but clearly demonstrates education in progress; the endpapers and paste-downs are covered with pen strokes and repetitions of his name.
Contents include exercises on the gain or loss of stocks; fractions; decimals; and square and cube roots.
Subject Terms:
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.

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