## A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or Belonging to Sir Isaac Newton: The Scientific Portion of which Has Been Presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge |

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... and he states some of the numerical results which he has obtained , but he

does not give the

and not sufficiently accurate . In the second edition this short scholium is replaced

...

... and he states some of the numerical results which he has obtained , but he

does not give the

**calculations**themselves , as he considers them too complicatedand not sufficiently accurate . In the second edition this short scholium is replaced

...

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It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar Theory a good many

containing Newton's

in the above scholium . These papers are unfortunately very imperfect , and they

have ...

It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar Theory a good many

containing Newton's

**calculations**relating to the inequalities which are describedin the above scholium . These papers are unfortunately very imperfect , and they

have ...

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Judging from Newton's account of the time which he employed in making these

Portsmouth papers we find a detailed

to the ...

Judging from Newton's account of the time which he employed in making these

**calculations**, there must have been a ... Fortunately , however , among thePortsmouth papers we find a detailed

**calculation**of the refraction correspondingto the ...

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portions of the path , and from these the actual refractions in passing over these

portions are derived by making the total horizontal refraction equal to the amount

given by observation , It should be remarked that the above

portions of the path , and from these the actual refractions in passing over these

portions are derived by making the total horizontal refraction equal to the amount

given by observation , It should be remarked that the above

**calculation**requires ... Page 1

of Reflection . On Motion in a Cycloid . 6. Problems in Geometrical Optics .

ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS . ( Holograph . ) 1. Observations on N. 1

CATALOGUE ...

**Calculation**of the Area of the Hyperbola . 5. On the Laws of Motion . On the Lawsof Reflection . On Motion in a Cycloid . 6. Problems in Geometrical Optics .

ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS . ( Holograph . ) 1. Observations on N. 1

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