Pocket-Sized #1001: “Cocker’s Arithmetick”

Cocker’s Arithmetick

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1001, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of an unfamiliar research study to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Mathematics Special Issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine.

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1. Mason Porter encounters:

Cocker’s Arithmetick: Being a Plain and Familiar Method Suitable to the Meanest Capacity for the Full Understanding of That Incomparable Art, As It Is Now Taught by the Ablest School-Masters in City and Country, Edward Cocker, 1677, John Hawkins [publisher], London.

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