## Of Motion: An Elementary Treatise |

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**geometrical**science of motion ib . 98. Axiom to determine the motion of a particle 99. Object of the experimental laws of force , and manner of arriving at them ib . 53 CHAPTER VI . OF THE DYNAMICAL LAWS OF FORCE , COMMONLY CALLED THE ... Page 50

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**geometrical**figure . But by experimenting we find another property existing in them all ; viz . that if we take two ...**geometrical**figure : for two**geometrical**figures can always be made to coincide , or occupy the same space at ... Page 51

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**geometrical**ideas ; and , consequently , the conclusions that have been arrived at in the preceding chapters ( seeing that motion has been treated**geometrically**in them ) are as true as any other**geometrical**propositions ; and therefore ... Page 52

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**geometrical**or algebraical truths . 96. All our experiments on matter lead us to conclude that it is purely passive and does not of itself change its condition , but requires a force to act upon it to do so . Now it is observed that all ... Page 53

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**geometrical**point . The fundamental proposition by which the motion of a particle is determined is the following : - If a material particle and a**geometrical**point be initially coincident in space , and be moving with the same velocity ...### Other editions - View all

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acceleration produced apse axes axis balls center of force chord circle co-ordinates complete oscillation conic section considered constant acceleration cos˛ curve cycloid described determine the motion Differential Calculus direction of motion ds dt dt˛ dx dy earth's elastic ellipse equal equation fixed point focus force acting geometrical horizontal hyperbola idea impact impulse inclined plane initial direction initial position initial velocity initially at rest instant under consideration latus rectum Law of Motion material bodies measure moving point negative NEWTON obtained Octavo orbit origin parabola parallelogram particle path perpendicular point be moving quantity of matter radius vector Second Edition Sermons shew sin˛ space passed Statics straight line string supposed tangent tion Treatise Trinity College units of space University of Cambridge v'cos v₁ velocity acquired vertex vertical vis viva weight whence ᏧᎾ

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