## Oxford, Cambridge and Dublin Messenger of Mathematics, Volume 3Macmillan and Company, 1874 - Mathematics |

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Page 180 - RESEARCHES IN THE CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, principally on the Theory of Discontinuous Solutions: an Essay to which the Adams' Prize was awarded in the University of Cambridge in 1871.

Page 4 - AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE LUNAR THEORY, with a Brief Sketch of the Problem up to the time of Newton. Second Edition, revised. Crown 8vo. cloth. 5*. 6d. Hemming. — AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS, for the Use; of Colleges and Schools.

Page 118 - A conic section is the locus of a point which moves so that its distance from a fixed point, called the focus, is in a constant ratio to its distance from a fixed straight line, called the directrix.

Page 6 - PUCKLE— AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON CONIC SECTIONS AND ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY. With Numerous Examples and Hints for their Solution ; especially designed for the Use of Beginners. By GH PUCKLE, MA New Edition, revised and enlarged. Crown 8vo. "]s. 6d. RAWLINSON— ELEMENTARY STATICS. By the Rev. GEORGE RAWLINSON, MA Edited by the Rev. EDWARD STURGES, MA Crown 8vo. 4*.

Page 154 - Four quantities are said to be proportional when thejatio of the first to the second is the same as the ratio of the third to the fourth.

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Page 6 - Corrigenda' of the old copy and correcting typographical errors." The book is of a handsome size, with large type, fine thick paper, and cleanly cut figures, and is the only modern edition containing the whole of Newton

Page 10 - Rara Mathematica ; or a Collection of Treatises on the Mathematics and Subjects connected with them, from ancient inedited MSS. by JO HALLIWELL, 8vo.

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