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Numbers Rule by George Szpiro

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INDEX

Académie Française, 74, 76

Academy (ancient Greece), 21

Academy of Sciences (Académie des Sciences), 70, 71; Borda in, 61, 69; closing/reopening of, 92; Jean-Marie de Condorcet in, 74, 76, 89; election of members of, 91, 92, 97; Laplace in, 92, 99; obituaries of members of, 74

Acropolis, 4

Adams, John Quincy. See smallest divisors method

Adeimantus, 1

agenda setting, 44

airplane construction, 61

Alabama Paradox, ix, 128–30, 129 (table), 131, 133 (table), 144, 187, 194, 199 (table)

Alaska’s admission to the Union, 187

algorithms, 102

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Carroll), 102

Allen, A. Leonard, 152

American Mathematical Society, 212–13

The American Mercury, 161

American Political Science Association, 140

American Statistical Association, ...

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