In 1828 the free people of colour in the colonies were placed on a footing of legal equality with their fellow-citizens.
He introduced the sign (=) for equality, and the terms binomial and residual.
In neither case did the allegiance involve strict obedience to orders from the superior, and their loyalty was always in danger of being troubled by their love of independence and equality and their desire for loot.
Sign of Equality.-The various meanings of the sign of equality (_) must be distinguished.
The two expressions whose equality is stated by an equation or an identity are its members.