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Mathematical Treasure: Malcolm’s New System of Arithmetick

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

Alexander Malcolm (1685-1763) was a Scottish teacher of arithmetic and its applications. He authored several books on this subject; A New System of Arithmetick (1730) was one such book.

The "Index, or Table of Contents" gives fairly detailed information about the instruction offered.

This material is obtained through the courtesy of the University of California Libraries. A complete digital copy can be read on the UC Libraries’ Internet Archive.

Index to Mathematical Treasures

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Malcolm’s New System of Arithmetick," Convergence (July 2016)

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