Philosophy and Fun of Algebra

Philosophy and Fun of Algebra

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Mary Everest Boole (1832-1916) was born Mary Everest in England and spent her early years in France. She
married mathematician George Boole. She was the author of several works on teaching and teaching
mathematics in particular. This short book, Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, is meant to be read by children
and introduces algebra and logic. She uses the word “algebra” broadly, defining it as a “method of solving
problems by honest confession of one’s ignorance”. Using this definition, Boole introduces, in a conver...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    01 - From Arithmetic to Algebra
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  2. 02
    02 - The Making of Algebras
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  3. 03
    03 - Simultaneous Problems
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