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Ager sets out to explain a method of resolving numerical equations with real coefficients. He explains that his method is 'perfectly independent of every other mode of proceeding, requiring no previous investigation of the magnitude or nature of the roots, which are all simultaneously developed by the process itself'.

Annotations in ink throughout. Marked on front as 'Archives 22 May 1845'.

Subject: Mathematics / Calculus

Received 18 June 1844.

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June 1844
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Ink on paper
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45 pages

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Joseph Ager

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Joseph Ager, Unpublished paper, 'On the resolution of numerical equations' by Joseph Ager, June 1844, AP/27/14, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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