The Path-Way to Knowledg

Containing the First Principles of Geometrie

Author: Robert Record
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,455 / 142 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 0.7
LoC Category: QA
Downloads: 544
Added to site: 2010.07.06
mnybks.net#: 28391
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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realm. And al be it the chief learning be the diuine scriptures, which instruct the mind principally, & nexte therto the lawes politike, which most specially defend the right of goodes, yet is it not possible that those two can long be wel vsed, if that ayde want that gouerneth health and expelleth sicknes, which thing is done by Physik, & these require the help of the vij. liberall sciences, but of none more then of Arithmetik and Geometry, by which not only great thinges ar wrought touching accomptes in al kinds, & in suruaiyng & measuring of landes, but also al arts depend partly of them, & building which is most necessary can not be w^{t}out them, which thing considering, moued me to help to serue your maiesty in this point as wel as other wais, & to do what mai be in me, y^t not only thei which studi principalli for lerning, mai haue furderance bi mi poore help, but also those whiche haue no tyme to trauaile for exacter knowlege, may haue some helpe to vnderstand in those Mathemat

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