## 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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Enumeration of

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**Lines**of the Third Order ib . V. On the Quadrature of Curves 3 VI . Papers relating to Geometry . ib . VII . Miscellaneous Mathematical subjects 4 VIII . Papers connected with the Principia . ' A. General ib . IX . Page xii

In the Principia he shows that if the moon's orbit be supposed to have no independent eccentricity , its form will be approximately an oval with the earth in the centre , the smaller axis being in the

In the Principia he shows that if the moon's orbit be supposed to have no independent eccentricity , its form will be approximately an oval with the earth in the centre , the smaller axis being in the

**line**of syzygies and the larger in ... Page xv

It may be remarked that a similar method is immediately applicable to the problem of finding the

It may be remarked that a similar method is immediately applicable to the problem of finding the

**line**of quickest descent . A great many of the Newton papers relate to the dispute with Leibnitz about the discovery of Fluxions or the ... Page xxii

... and the semi sum of their bases be also given and 2 Mm – B6 called s and their semi difference be called x : and if the 2

... and the semi sum of their bases be also given and 2 Mm – B6 called s and their semi difference be called x : and if the 2

**lines**BG , bh , MN , mo , butt upon the curve nNgG in the points n , N , g , and G , and the infinitely little ... Page xxiii

If the curve

If the curve

**line**DnNgG be such that the surface of the solid generated by its revolution feels the least ... the two narrow annular surfaces generated by the revolution of the [ infinitely little**lines**nN ] and Gg is less then if the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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