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The Calculus According to Newton

  • C. H. EdwardsJr.
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Abstract

When we say that the calculus was discovered by Newton and Leibniz in the late seventeenth century, we do not mean simply that effective methods were then discovered for the solution of problems involving tangents and quadratures. For, as we have seen in preceding chapters, such problems had been studied with some success since antiquity, and with conspicuous success during the half century preceding the time of Newton and Leibniz.

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Fundamental Theorem Infinite Series Binomial Expansion Affected Equation Cosine Series 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. H. EdwardsJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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