## History of the Royal Society, from Its Institution to the End of the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 |

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been made to discover a general

Euler, \Varing, Bezout, and La Grange, have particularly distinguished

themselves in these investigations, and probably various other mathematicians,

with ...

been made to discover a general

**method**of resolving equations of every degree.Euler, \Varing, Bezout, and La Grange, have particularly distinguished

themselves in these investigations, and probably various other mathematicians,

with ...

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The last paper on this subject which we think requires mentioning, is one by Mr.

Nichdlson, in which he gives the principles and illustration of an advantageous

The last paper on this subject which we think requires mentioning, is one by Mr.

Nichdlson, in which he gives the principles and illustration of an advantageous

**method**of arranging the difi'erences of logarithms, on lines graduated for the ...Page

The following are their titles : . - Value of an Annuity for Life, and Probability of

Survivorship. Dodson;

Survivorship. Price. Theorems for Annuities. Price. - On the Probabilities of

Survivorships, &c.

The following are their titles : . - Value of an Annuity for Life, and Probability of

Survivorship. Dodson;

**Method**of calculating Reversions depending onSurvivorship. Price. Theorems for Annuities. Price. - On the Probabilities of

Survivorships, &c.

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### Contents

HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION | 1 |

NATURAL HISTORY | 16 |

C5413 II _ On ZOOLOGY | 71 |

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