The Young Mathematicians Guide: Being a Plain and Easy Introduction to the Mathematicks - 8th Ed. (1747)The Young Mathematicians Guide: Being a Plain and Easy Introduction to the Mathematicks contains five main sections titled “Arithmetic,” “Algebra,” “The Elements of Geometry,” “Conic Sections,” and “The Arithmetic of Infinites.” Each section contains several chapters, and each chapter discusses a different mathematical topic relating to the section. The chapters include explanations of concepts, definitions, formulas, algorithms, word problems, and examples of applications of topics. Following the five main sections is a section called “An Appendix of Practical Guaging,” and a supplement called “History of Logarithms with Trigonometry.” Based on its title and content, The Young Mathematicians Guide: Being a Plain and Easy Introduction to the Mathematicks was probably used as a textbook by teachers and students. |