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NE W SYSTEM
Theorical and Practical.
The SCIENCE OF NUMBERS
In a REGULAR COURSE from its FIRST PRINCIPLES,
thro' all the PARTS and BRANCHES thereof;
Either known to the Ancient's, or owing to the
Improvements of the Modern S.
and Commerce being alfo Fully Explained:
So as to make the Whole a
COMPLETE System of THEORY,
For the Purposes of Men of SCIENCE;
By ALEXANDER MALCOLM, A. M.
Teacher of the MATHEMATICKS at Aberdeen.
The RIGHT HONOURABLE
William Cruikshank, Esq;
Alexander Robertson, Treasurer : And the Remanent Members of the Town Council of
A B E R D E E N.
My LORD, &c.
HE Subject and Design of the following Work, with
My Relation to the Town of Aberdeen as a publick
Teacher, naturally directed me to its Governours for Patronage. As the Encouragement I have already met with from the Town, and in particular from its present