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Author:Library of Congress
Description: Scans of a school copy book handwritten by the future first U.S. President in 1745, when 14 or 15 years old. Together with a second book, these reveal geometrical definitions and problems, surveying, mensuration, multiplication and division, simple interest, foreign currency conversion, trigonometry, and more mathematics from pre-colonial times.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Problems/Puzzles, Reference Sources
Math Topics: Arithmetic/Early Math, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Trigonometry, Interest Calculation, Construction/Trades

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