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 ...
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 â€œalgebraâ€ broadly, defining it as a â€œmethod of solving problems by honest confession of oneâ€™s ignoranceâ€. Using this definition, Boole introduces, in a conversational manner, the concepts of logic and algebra, illustrating these concepts with stories and anecdotes, often from biblical sources. At times, her discussion seems somewhat mystical, speaking of the imagination and angels as messengers which guide one toward the next step in a logical investigation. Boole ends the book with a reminder that algebraâ€™s essential element is â€œthe habitual registration of the exact limits of oneâ€™s knowledgeâ€ and a call for the public to keep this principle in mind when encountering any situation. About Tree Frog Tree Frog Reader was created with the end listeners in mind. Tree Frog lets you easily navigate through your book with books being organized into Chapters. Tree Frog Reader Features Include: -Bookmark -Play it anywhere no Internet needed -Easy Navigation -Books Sorted into Chapters. About PublisherApp PublisherApp creator of the Tree Frog Reader, PublisherApp is software development team located in Southern Utah. Our technology includes our proprietary Publishing Platform and Tree Frog Reader which is dedicated to making it easier for Experts, Coaches, Professionals,Authors and Publishers to share their great content in a digital format! For more information visit: www.publisherapp.com
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