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AN

EASY INTRODUCTION

TO THE

MATHEMATICS;

IN WHICH

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE

ARE LAID DOWN AND FAMILIARLY EXPLAINED.

To each subject are prefixed,

A BRIEF POPULAR HISTORY OF ITS RISE AND PROGRESS, CONCISE MEMOIRS

OF NOTED MATHEMATICAL AUTHORS ANCIENT AND MODERN,

AND SOME ACCOUNT OF THEIR WORKS.

The whole forming

A COMPLETE AND EASY SYSTEM

OF

ELEMENTARY INSTRUCTION

IN THE

LEADING BRANCHES OF THE MATHEMATICS;

DESIGNED TO FURNISH STUDENTS WITH THE MEANS OF ACQUIRING CONSIDERABLE
PROFICIENCY, WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF VERBAL ASSISTANCE.

Adapted to the use of

SCHOOLS, JUNIOR STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITIES, AND PRIVATE
LEARNERS,

ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO STUDY WITHOUT A TUTOR.

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OXFORD:

PBINTED BY BARIXETT AND NEWMAN;
W> SOLD BY LONCMAN, HUHST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, PATERNOSTER ROW,
LONDON J PARKER, OXFORD } AND DEIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE.

1814.

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