This introductory chapter begins with a background on Thomas Harriot. It then details Harriot's relationship with Nathaniel Toporley and their mutual interest in Viète's mathematics. Harriot's notation, Harriot's algebra after 1621, and Harriot's reputation and influence are discussed.
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