The Messenger of Mathematics

The Messenger of Mathematics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... Modulus in Elliptic Integrals. Prof. J. C. Adams.--On the Calculation of Bernoulli's Numbers up to Ba bymeans of Staudt's Theorem. Prof. J. C. Adams.--On the Calculation of the Sum of the Reciprocals of the First Thousand Integers, and on the Value of Euler's Constant to 2.60 Places of Decimals. Prof. J. C. Adams.--On a Simple Proof of Lambert's Theorem. H. M. Jeffery.--On Cubics of the Third Class with Three Single Foci. H. M. Jeffery.--On a Cubic Curve Referred to a Tetrad of Corresponding Points or Lines. Sir William Thomson.--Solutions of Laplace's Tidal Equation for ce.taia Special Types of Oscillation. Prof. Cayley.--Suggestion of a Mechanical Integrator for the Calculation of an integral J(Xas1+ Ydy) along an Arbitrary Path. J. W. L. Glaisher.--On the Values of a Class of Determinants. J. W. L. Glaisher.--On the Enumeration of the Primes in Burckhardfs and Dase's Tables. F. G. Landon.--On a method of deducing the sum of the reciprocals of the first 2fn numbers from the sum of the reciprocals of the first n numbers. Besides these, the following papers relating to mathematical subjects were also read during the meeting: --Prof. J. C. Adams.--On some recent advances in the Lunar Theory. Prof. S. Haughton.--The Solar Eclipse of Agathocles, considered in reply to- Professor Newcomb's criticism on the coefficient of the acceleration of the moon's, mean motion. Prof. S. Haughton.--Summary of the first reduction of the Tidal Observations made by the recent Arctic Expedition. Prof. Osborne Reynolds.--On the rate of progression of groups of waves and the rate at which energy is transmitted by waves. The sum of 100 was granted to the Committee on Mathematical Tables for commencing the calculation of a factor table for the fourth million, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525469
  • 9781236525468