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Higher Algebra
Barnard, S
Child, J M


  ISBN : 978-1-78183-029-1 
Price : 45
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Format  : Hardback   
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622 Pages

  • Exhaustive coverage of topics with examples explaining concepts
  • Thought-provoking numerous end-of-the-chapters exercises.


This textbook of Algebra is essentially for junior college and college students preparing for Science and Engineering courses. The treatise introduces the core higher algebraic concepts such as complex numbers, theory of equations, determinants, sequences and limits, etc. to equip students with mathematical acumen to move to the higher levels. The chapters are arranged in line with the reasoning followed by the authors, expecting the students to follow it.


S Barnard (MA) was a British historian of Mathematics. He has authored many basic books of Geometry and Algebra. His book (along with J M Child) ‘A New Geometry for Schools’ is still a milestone work in the field of Elementary Mathematics.

J M Child (MA) was a British mathematician and teacher of Geometry and Algebra. The ‘Early Mathematical manuscripts of Leibniz’, ‘Higher Algebra’, ‘The Geometrical Lectures of Isaac Barrow’ are among some world famous creations of the author.


  • Theory of Numbers
  • Rationals and Irrationals
  • Polynomials
  • Symmetric and Alternating Functions, Substitutions
  • Complex Numbers
  • Theory of Equations
  • Partial Fractions
  • Summation of Series
  • Determinants
  • Systems of Equations
  • Reciprocal and Binomial Equations
  • Cubic and Biquadratic Equations
  • Theory of Irrationals
  • Inequalities
  • Sequences and Limits
  • Convergence of Series
  • Continuous Variable
  • Theory of Equations, Polynomials Rational Fractions
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Series
  • Convergence
  • Binomial and Multinomial Theorems
  • Rational Fractions, Recurring Series and Difference Equations
  • The Operators Δ, E, D: Interpolation
  • Continued Fractions
  • Indeterminate Equations of the First Degree
  • Theory of Numbers
  • Residues of Powers of a Number, Recurring Decimals
  • Numerical Solution of Equations
  • Implict Functions, Curve Tracing
  • Infinite Products
  • Permutations Combinations and Distributions
  • Probability
  • Continued Fractions


  • Undergraduate and graduate students and teachers of Mathematics
  • University and college libraries.

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