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In artem analyticem isagoge, Tours, 1591.
sections translated p. 75-81 in Struik, D.J. (ed.), A source book in mathematics, 1200-1800, Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. from van Schooten's Opera mathematica, 1646 Leiden.
|74 ;;Quote: Viete introduced "analytics" and the use of letters in the theory of equations; e.g., x^2+ax+b=0|
|75 ;;Quote: mathematical analysis uses the art and rules of logic to obtain equations of species (e.g., 'x') instead of numbers |
|78 ;;Quote: rules of arithmetic for calculation by species or forms of things, as, for instance, the letters of the alphabet|
|81, ;;Quote: through mathematical analysis, there is no problem that cannot be solved
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