# Mathematician:Charles Hutton

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## Mathematician

English professor at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, who wrote a number of arithmetic textbooks.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 14 August 1737 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
- Died: 27 January 1823 in London, England

## Publications

- 1764:
*The Schoolmaster's Guide, or a Complete System of Practical Arithmetic* - 1767 -- 1770:
*A Treatise on Mensuration* - 1770:
*Plan of Newcastle and Gateshead* - 1772:
*The Principles of Bridges*

- 1773 -- 1818: Editor of
*The Ladies' Diary*

- 1775 $5$ volumes of extracts from
*The Ladies' Diary*

- 1776:
*A new and general method of finding simple and quickly converging series*(in*Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society*) - 1778:
*The force of fired gunpowder and the velocity of cannon balls*(in*Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society*) - 1779:
*An Account of the Calculations made from the Survey and Measures taken at Schiehallion in order to ascertain the mean density of the Earth* - 1781:
*Mathematical Tables* - 1784:
*The Compendious Measurer* - 1787:
*The Elements of Conic Sections* - 1795:
*The Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary*($2$ volumes) - 1798 -- 1801:
*A course of mathematics for cadets of the Royal Military Academy* - 1803:
*Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy*(translation of*Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques*by Jacques Ozanam, expanded by Jean-Étienne Montucla) (4 volumes)

## Sources

- 1992: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Puzzles*... (previous) ... (next): From Ozanam to Hutton