## Elements of Natural Philosophy |

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To exemplify this ,

OP , Ol , to the points of contact . The angle between the tangents is the change

of direction between P . and l , and the rate of change is to be measured by the ...

To exemplify this ,

**suppose**two tangents , PT , QU , drawn to a circle , and radiiOP , Ol , to the points of contact . The angle between the tangents is the change

of direction between P . and l , and the rate of change is to be measured by the ...

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... of any portion is its whole curvature divided by its length .

drawn through any fixed point , to turn so as always to be parallel to the direction

of motion of a point describing the curve : the angle through which this turns ...

... of any portion is its whole curvature divided by its length .

**Suppose**a line ,drawn through any fixed point , to turn so as always to be parallel to the direction

of motion of a point describing the curve : the angle through which this turns ...

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( 1 )

inextensible cord ABP is wrapped , and

( A being fixed ) a point P of the cord be moved to P ' , it is evident that each of the

portions ...

( 1 )

**Suppose**we have a single pulley B , about which the flexible andinextensible cord ABP is wrapped , and

**suppose**its free portions to be parallel . If( A being fixed ) a point P of the cord be moved to P ' , it is evident that each of the

portions ...

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We may

as to keep the train running for some time at a uniform Velocity . This is the

velocity which the train had at the instant in question . Without supposing any

such ...

We may

**suppose**that , at any instant during the motion , the steam is so adjustedas to keep the train running for some time at a uniform Velocity . This is the

velocity which the train had at the instant in question . Without supposing any

such ...

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We may

perpendicular directions . Also , it is easy to see that we can only have a

reëntering curve when their periods are commensurable . The following figures

represent ...

We may

**suppose**, for simplicity , the two component motions to take place inperpendicular directions . Also , it is easy to see that we can only have a

reëntering curve when their periods are commensurable . The following figures

represent ...

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