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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

The 2020 MCQ for Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society is 0.84.

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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1557589
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Book Information:

Author: Richard A. Proctor
Title: Easy Lessons in the Differential Calculus
Additional book information: Indicating from the outset the utility of the processes called differentiation and integration. Fifth edition. London and New York Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894. Small 8vo, vii + 114 pp. Price, 90 cents.

Author: E. Sherman Gould
Title: A Primer of the Calculus
Additional book information: New York, D. Van Nostrand Company, 1896. 12mo, 91 pp. 17 folding plates. Price, 50 cents.

Author: Irving Fisher
Title: A Brief Introduction to the Infinitesimal Calculus
Additional book information: Designed especially to aid in reading mathematical economics and statistics. Assistant Professor of Political Science in Yale University. New York and London, The Macmillan Company 1897. Small 8vo, vii + 84 pp. Price, 75 cents.

Review Information:

Reviewer: Thomas S. Fiske
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 4 (1898), 237-238