# Mathematician:John Jackson

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## Mathematician

American $19$th century mathematician who described himself as a "Private Teacher of the Mathematics".

Known now only for his $1821$ book *Rational Amusement for Winter Evenings**; Or, a Collection of Above 200 Curious and Interesting Puzzles and Paradoxes relating to Arithmetic, Geometry, Geography &c. With Their Solution, And Four Plates. Designed chiefly for Young Persons.*

## Nationality

American

## Publications

## Sources

- 1992: David Wells:
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