HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 16, PAGES 107--206, MAY 1989
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VOLUME 16, PAGES 107--206, MAY 1989


                  



Methods of Solving Linear Equations in Traditional China 

      Lam Lay-Yong and Shen Kangshen ....................................... 107



Pour l'histoire des sept premiers nombres parfais 

      Ettore Picutti ....................................................... 123



The 1740 Resolution of the Fermat-Descartes Controversy 

      Luigi Indorato and Pietro Natasi ..................................... 137



NOTES      



Fermat's Theorem 

      Colin R. Fletcher .................................................... 149



An Extremal Problem in Harriot's Mathematics 

      P. C. Fenton ......................................................... 154      



REVIEWS      



Gau\ss, Eine biographische Studie, by Walter Kaufmann-Bühler 

      (Karen Reich) ........................................................ 178



Napoleon und die Naturwissenschaften, by Joachim Fischer 

      (Christoph J. Scriba) ................................................ 180



Teubner-Archiv zur Mathematik, Teubner Verlagsgesellschaft,      

      Leipsig , Vols. 1--6, by C. F. Gauß, et al. 

      (Karen Reich) ........................................................ 180



La République avait besoin de savants, by Janis Langins, and 

      Histoire de l'École Polytechnique, by Ambroise Fourcy 

      (W. A. Smeaton) ...................................................... 184



Episodes in the Mathematics of Medieval Islam, by J. L. Berggren      

      (George Saliba) ...................................................... 188



Chinese Mathematics: A Concise History, by Li Yan and Du Shiran 

      (Frank Swetz) ........................................................ 191



      ABSTRACTS ............................................................ 194                              



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