Exercises in Quaternions

By William R. Hamilton

Hamilton published the commencement of a paper entitled

Exercises in Quaternions.
which appeared in the Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal, volume 4 (1849), pp. 161-168.

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This short and elementary paper was intended to be the first installment of a longer expository paper, and covers only the basic properties of addition and subtraction of vectors, and multiplication of vectors by scalars, with their geometrical significations. No further installments were published.


D.R. Wilkins
School of Mathematics
Trinity College, Dublin