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mathwonk
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Nov4-11, 09:27 PM
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the 10 year olds in my 2011 summer class could pass those mit exams. of course there had been over 100 years of inflation since euler. here is euler's algebra book which he wrote for his uneducated butler. it includes solving 3rd and 4th degree equations, more than we usually teach grad students today.

http://www.archive.org/details/eleme...ebra00lagrgoog