Date: Feb 6, 2013 8:37 PM
Author: GS Chandy
Subject: Re: Proving a definition of multiplication (wrong) by induction

Further my post dt. Feb 6, 2013 10:17 PM:
>
> Jonathan Crabtree posted Feb 6, 2013 9:19 AM:

> >
> > Re: Charles Smith
> > "A Treatise on Algebra" (1896)
> > http://books.google.com/books?id=BagXAAAAIAAJ
> >

> <SNIP>
> Thanks for that interesting extract from Charles Smith's

<snip>
> However, I do object to the way Mr
> Smith has spelt the noun naming 'a person who uses an
> abacus'. Whatever it may be, it should NOT (I
> believe) be spelt "abacist"!
>

<snip>
Why not just call him/her 'an abacus user'?

GSC