# Author:Florian Cajori

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historian of mathematics |

## WorksEdit

*A History of the Conceptions of Limits and Fluxions in Great Britain, from Newton to Woodhouse*(external scan)*A History of Elementary Mathematics*(external scan)*On the History of Gunter's Scale and the Slide Rule during the Seventeenth Century*(external scan)*A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments*(external scan)*A History of Mathematics*(transcription project) (1893)*A History of Physics in its Elementary Branches: Including the Evolution of Physical Laboratories*(external scan)*Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy and His System of the World*(external scan)*The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States*(external scan)*William Oughtred: a Great Seventeenth-century Teacher of Mathematics*(external scan)*A History of Mathematical Notations*- Vol I (transcription project)

### TranslationsEdit

- "Arithmetic in Nine Sections" (abridged), one of the first English translations of
*The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art*, found in*A History of Mathematics, Second Edition*(1919), pp. 71–72. Possibly copied, in whole or in part, from Yoshio Mikami's work.

### Articles in *Popular Science Monthly*Edit

- "The History of the Conservation of Energy: The Age of the Earth and Sun" in Popular Science Monthly, 73 (August 1908)
- "A Review of Three Famous Attacks Upon the Study of Mathematics as a Training of the Mind" in Popular Science Monthly, 80 (April 1912)
- "Notes on Gauss and his American Descendants" in Popular Science Monthly, 81 (August 1912)
- "The Evolution of the Dollar Mark" in Popular Science Monthly, 81 (December 1912)

### Articles in other periodicalsEdit

- "On the Chinese Origin of the Symbol for Zero," (external scan) in
**The American Mathematical Monthly**, Vol. 10, p. 35 (February 1903).

*Some* or all works by this author are in the **public domain** in the **United States** because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1930, so works by this author are also in the **public domain** in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's **life plus 80 years or less**. Works by this author may also be in the **public domain** in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the **rule of the shorter term** to foreign works.