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10 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 05:07 . . (+1,457). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": (2) diophantine analysis today is choked by a jungle of trivialities..long past time that the standards of Diaphantus be forgotten; beyond question among the great algebraists)
  • (diff | hist) . . Wikipedia‎; 04:44 . . (+695). .Malik Shabazz (talk | contribs)(2016: + remarks by Jeb Bush)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 04:09 . . (+688). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Dickson, "History of the Theory of Numbers": Fermat, commenting about 1637 on Diophantus II, 8)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 02:35 . . (+716). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Kline, "Mathematical Thought..": Alexandrians used fractions as numbers in their own right, whereas classical mathematicians spoke only of a ratio of integers, not of parts of a whole, & ratios were used only in proportions)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 00:53 . . (+685). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Sesiano, "Books IV to VII of Diophantus’ Arithmetic": seven of Arithmetica's Books were considered irretrievably lost until the recent discovery of four..hitherto unknown books in Arabic translation)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 00:33 . . (+111). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Image: Diophantus-cover.jpg)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 00:26 . . (+610). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(AsQBy Drijvers, "Secondary Algebra Education": your inspiration and my teaching it will be easy for you to master, because clear intelligence supported by good lessons is a fast route to knowledge)

9 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus‎; 21:50 . . (+1). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): minor correction)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus‎; 21:41 . . (+157). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: minor edit)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus‎; 21:13 . . (+60). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): minor edit)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 20:53 . . (+1,014). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): Wilhelm Xylander-his pride had a fall so sudden and so humiliating..worth while to make known the work of Diophantos, which had so opened his eyes)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 16:19 . . (+213). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: minor corrections/additions: sources/translation)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 15:59 . . (+1,401). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Xylander, "Diophanti Alexandrini Rerum Arithmeticarum Libri sex" (1) + Algebra of Bombelli under section ''Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra'' (1885) + minors)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 08:57 . . (+282). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: added section "Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885)" with (4): moved (3) added (1))

8 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 23:58 . . (+1,429). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Kline]], ''Mathem. Thought": Alexandrian algebra/absence of explicit deductive structure: arithmetic like Egyptian/Babylonian procedural texts (influence); deductive, orderly proof gone; inductive problems; troubled Europeans)
  • (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus‎; 15:32 . . (+6). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: minor edit)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 15:30 . . (+733). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Pólya, Induction and Analogy..Plausible Reasoning": Méziriac found indications pointing to his statement in certain problems of Diophantus..main achievement..the question..not much difficulty discovering..answer inductively)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 15:09 . . (+1,223). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Euler, ''Opera Omnia'': it must not be supposed..his method was restricted to these very special solutions..the methods..are as general as..to-day..nay, hardly any method yet invented..of which traces discovered in Diophantus)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 14:35 . . (+742). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(A Short History of Greek Mathematics (1884): Diophantus represents..a movement..probably..not Greek in..origin..which..Greek genius long resisted, but..was..adapted..to..the people who, after..extinction of Greek schools, received their heritage)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 13:43 . . (+58). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(External links: added section "See also" with (2): History of mathematics, Pappus)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 04:41 . . (+3,849). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: added section "A Short History of Greek Mathematics (1884)" with (6) & moved (1) from "Quotes" above)

7 February 2016