# Lit2Go

## Mathematics

The Lit2Go Math collection combines early childhood passages that deal with children's developing numeracy and more advanced books and passages that deal with concepts in trigonometry, spherical geometry, and math theory. The collection also touches on math history and even includes a victorian romantic novel about geometry (Flatland).

### A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics (1735)

#### by George Berkeley

An essay/argument for Sir Isaac Newton and the author’s mathematical beliefs and philosophies. The full title is "A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics: In answer To a Pamphlet of Philalethes Cantabrigiensis, intitled, Geometry no Friend to Infidelity, or a Defence of Sir ISAAC NEWTON, and the BRITISH Mathematicians. Also an Appendix concerning Mr. WALTON’s Vindication of the Principles of Fluxions contained in the ANALYST."

### Eulogy of Leonhard Euler (1783)

#### by Nikolaus von Fuss

The life, theories, and discoveries of mathematician Leonhard Euler.

### Flatland (1885)

#### by Edwin A. Abbott

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a classic 19th century novella that satirizes the social hierarchy of Victorian society using mathematical figures and ideas.

### The Game of Logic (1886)

#### by Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll's Game of Logic is a way to understand classical logic by means of symbols.

### Deductive Logic (1888)

#### by George William Joseph Stock, M.A.

"The Three Fundamental Laws of Thought. (1) The Law of Identity-- Whatever is, is; or, in a more precise form, Every A is A. (2) The Law of Contradiction-- Nothing can both be and not be; Nothing can be A and not A. (3) The Law of Excluded Middle-- Everything must either be or not be; Everything is either A or not A."

In this treatise, English thinker George William Joseph Stock explains deductive logic.

### The Number Concept (1896)

#### by Levi Leonard Conant, Ph. D.

The Number Concept is an examination of the different cultural representations of numbers by the American mathematician Levi Leonard Conant, Ph.D.

### Symbolic Logic (1896)

#### by Lewis Carroll

Symbolic Logic is a text discussing the area of mathematics which studies the purely formal properties of strings of symbols.

### History of Modern Mathematics (1906)

#### by David Eugene Smith

History of Modern Mathematics is a comprehensive guide to different theories and strategies of mathematics ranging from Theory of Numbers, Theory of Equations, Complex Numbers, Calculus, Analytical Geometry, and others.

### A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (1908)

#### by W.W. Rouse Ball

This book contains selections from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics, first published in 1908. A Short Account of the History of Mathematics is a classic and essential text in the history of math. It covers all of the major historical periods in the development of mathematics to the end of the 19th century, and it includes biographies of key figures in the field.

### Philosophy and Fun of Algebra (1909)

#### by Mary Everest Boole

Philosophy and Fun of Algebra is meant for young readers as an introduction to the basics of algebra and logic. Her style is humorous, easy to read, and conversational.

### Logic: Deductive and Inductive (1914)

Logic: Deductive and Inductive is a math treatise by the British logician and mathematician Carveth Read.

### Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians (1916)

#### by Alexander MacFarlane

Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians is a collection of biographies about famous mathematicians from the 19th century.

### Counting and Math Rhymes (2012)

#### by FCIT

Counting games are common among children in many cultures. This book collects many traditional counting rhymes and other verses that relate to basic numeracy.

### Magpie Rhyme

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching counting.

### Multiplication

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A funny limerick about the frustration of mathematics.

### One for the Money

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's counting-out game.

### One Little Flower, One Little Bee

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s rhyme identifying the number “1”.

### One Potato, Two Potato

A counting poem.

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's counting-out game.

### One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s counting game.

### One, Two, Three, Four

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching counting.

### One, Two, Three, Four, Five

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching counting.

### Solomon Grundy

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A nursery rhyme that incorporates the days of the week.

### Ten in the Bed

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s subtraction rhyme.

### How Many Days Has My Baby to Play?

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A nursery rhyme about the days of the week.

### Thirty Days Hath September

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A fun limerick to learn how many days are in each month.

### This Little Froggy

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching counting: similar to "This Little Piggy."

### This Little Piggy

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A children’s poem usually counted on toes.

### This Old Man

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A nursery rhyme involving counting.

### Three Young Rats

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme about animals featuring the number three.

### Uno, Dos, y Tres

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A bilingual counting rhyme in English and Spanish.

### Cobbler, Mend My Shoe

##### from Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems

A child's nursery rhyme dealing with time.

### Newton

#### by Lord George Gordon Byron

##### from Selected American and British Poems

A poem about Newton proving the law of gravity.

### The Ants Go Marching

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching counting.

### As I Was Going to St. Ives

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s riddle involving multiplication and logic.

### Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's counting rhyme involving a sheep.

### Bell Horses

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching time.

### A Counting Out Rhyme

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s counting nursery rhyme.

### A Diller, A Dollar

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child's nursery rhyme teaching telling time.

### Dinosaurs

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s subtraction nursery rhyme.

### Elephants at Work and Play

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A children’s counting poem about elephants.

### Fish

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s counting poem about goldfish.

### Age

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s nursery rhyme involving multiplication.

### Five Little Ducks

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s subtraction poem.

### Five Little Fishes

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s nursery rhyme involving numbers and counting

### Five Little Piggies

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s counting rhyme.

### Five Little Pumpkins

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A counting Halloween rhyme about pumpkins

### Five Little Speckled Frogs

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s subtraction rhyme

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A child’s counting rhyme

### Fly Away

##### from Counting and Math Rhymes

A nursery rhyme involving subtraction