an expert in .
like the great french algebraist, vieta, from whom he drew much of his inspiration, he was an amateur mathematician.
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the problem is of course (as any algebraist sees at once) a case of “simultaneous simple equations.”
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a seaport in s spain, in andalusia, on the strait of gibraltar. historical examples it must have been a wonderful spectacle, and i do not suppose the like of it was ever seen in algeciras before. familiar spanish travels w. d. howells in the course of his rambling operations, algeciras and malaga were the only […]
- Alger, horatio, jr.
alger, horatio, jr. a nineteenth-century american author known for his many books in which poor boys become rich through their earnest att-tudes and hard work. note: a true story of spectacular worldly success achieved by someone who started near the bottom is often called a “horatio alger story.”
of or relating to or its inhabitants. a native or inhabitant of . contemporary examples the 36-year-old father-of-two saw four jeeps full of hostages blown up by algerian troops. inside the algerian hostage standoff jamie dettmer january 18, 2013 the cia and the algerian emb-ssy in washington tuesday declined to comment for this article. one-eyed […]
- Algerian stripe
a fabric woven with alternate stripes of co-rs- cotton and silk, usually cream-colored.
a brightly striped woolen fabric used for tents, awnings, curtains, etc.