The American Mathematical Monthly: The Official Journal of the Mathematical Association of America, Volume 27
Includes articles, as well as notes and other features, about mathematics and the profession.
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Page 194 - February 24 in connection with the meeting of the Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association. The meeting for the organization of the National Council was enthusiastically attended.
Page 411 - Until the phenomena of any branch of knowledge have been submitted to measurement and number it cannot assume the status and dignity of a science.
Page 191 - our astronomical observer" at a salary of £100 per annum, his duty being " forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation.
Page 394 - CLUB" is a legally organized corporation, under the laws of this State. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I hereto set my hand, and cause to be affixed the great Seal of State. Done at the City of Springfield, this...
Page 16 - That, if a straight line falling on two straight lines make the interior angles on the same side less than two right angles, the two straight lines, if produced indefinitely, meet on that side on which are the angles less than the two right angles.
Page 494 - THOU hast made me known to friends whom I knew not. Thou hast given me seats in homes not my own. Thou hast brought the distant near and made a brother of the stranger.
Page 146 - York (representing the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in the Middle States and Maryland...
Page 178 - By an application of the theory of relativity to the taste of readers, today in Germany I am called a German man of science, and in England I am represented as a Swiss Jew. If I come to be regarded as a bete noire, the descriptions will be reversed, and I shall become a Swiss Jew for the Germans and a German man of science for the English!
Page 191 - Royal was established in 1765, the duty of the incumbent was declared to be " to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the Tables of the Motions of the Heavens, and the places of the Fixed Stars in order to find out the so much desired Longitude at Sea for the perfecting -the Art of Navigation.
Page 221 - The great attraction of the theory is its logical consistency. If any deduction from it should prove untenable, it must be given up. A modification of it seems impossible without destruction of the whole. No one must think that Newton's great creation can be overthrown in any real sense by this or by any other theory. His clear and wide ideas will for ever retain their significance as the foundation on which our modern conceptions of physics have been built.