## The Mathematical Monthly, Volume 3John Bartlett, 1860 - Mathematics "A complete catalogue of the writings of Sir John Herschel": v. 3, p. 220-227. |

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**Plane Co - ordinate Geometry , as applied to the Straight Line and the Conic Sections , With numerous Examples**. By I. TODHUNTER , M. A. , Fellow and Assistant Tutor of St. John's College , Cambridge . Second edition revised . Cambridge ...### Other editions - View all

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Analytical Geometry Astron Athenĉum axis base point British Association Calculus Cambridge centre circle co-ordinates coefficients conic construct curve D₁ decimal declivity Descriptive Geometry diameter differential Differential Calculus distance divisor double point Double Stars ellipse equal equation force formula Geometry given line gives Hence horizontal hyperbola intersection JOHN HERSCHEL LEIBNITZ Letter London MATHEMATICAL MONTHLY motion obtain orbit parallel passing perpendicular Perry City Phil plane plane of reference points conjugate prisms prize is awarded PRIZE SOLUTION PROB projection quadrilateral radius reference revolving right angles root rotation Royal Astron Royal Soc sides sin² single points SOLUTION OF PROBLEM spherical square straight line suppose tangent Trans trial divisor triangle triple point velocity vertical wheel zero µ²

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