Book, College Algebra

Book, College Algebra

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Louis J. Rouse (1885-1963) obtained an undergraduate degree from Princeton University, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD. from the University of Michigan. He taught in the mathematics department at Michigan from 1913 until his retirement in 1955. Rouse's textbook on college algebra first appeared in 1931, this is the 1934 edition of the book. According to the preface, the book was intended for use in the freshman year of colleges and technical schools. This edition mainly differs from the first in including a chapter on logarithms.
A mark at the front of the book reads: Bill Bryson (/) 200 S. College St. (/) Angola, Ind. A nameplate inside the front cover also is signed: Bill Bryson.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Book
Date made
1934
author
Rouse, Louis J.
publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
cloth (binding material)
Measurements
average spatial: 2.9 cm x 13.7 cm x 18.9 cm; 1 5/32 in x 5 13/32 in x 7 7/16 in
ID Number
1982.3001.12
catalog number
1982.3001.12
nonaccession number
1982.3001
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur Skebeck
subject
Mathematics
Education
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National Museum of American History
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