Richard Balam

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Richard Balam (fl. 1653), was an English mathematician.

Balam was the author of Algebra, or the Doctrine of composing, inferring, and resolving an Equation (1653).[1] It is a possible source of developments in John Wallis, Mathesis Universalis (1657), relating to geometric progressions treated as an axiomatic theory.[2]


  1. ^ Richard Balam. Retrieved March 1st, 2012.
  2. ^, pp.27-28.