Reference numberCLP/1/10
TitlePaper, on quadratic equations by Mr [George?] Campbel [Campbell]
DescriptionThis 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.

Subject: Mathematics

Read to the Royal Society 28 March 1728.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/14/203
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/30
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
NA798Campbell; George (- 1766) - 1766
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