|Title||Paper, on quadratic equations by Mr [George?] Campbel [Campbell]|
|Description||This paper was originally enclosed with a letter from Alexander Cuming to James Jurin dated 11 November 1727 at Edinburgh; no longer present with manuscript. The paper contains a demonstration of Sir Isaac Newton's rule of algebra for finding the number of impossible roots in an equation with an improvement upon it.|
Read to the Royal Society 28 March 1728.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related records in the catalogue||RBO/13/30|
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|NA8414||Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician||1642 - 1727|
|NA798||Campbell; George (- 1766)|| - 1766|