**Method of Fluxions** — is a book by Isaac Newton. The book was completed in 1671, and published in 1736. Fluxions is Newton s term for differential calculus (fluents was his term for integral calculus). He originally developed the method at Woolsthorpe Manor during the … Wikipedia

**method of fluxions** — Date: circa 1719 differential calculus … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Method of increments** — Increment In cre*ment, n. [L. incrementum: cf. F. incr[ e]ment. See {Increase}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement. [1913 Webster] The seminary that… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**FLUXIONS** — a method, invented by Sir Isaac Newton, of determining the rate of increase or decrease of a quantity or magnitude whose value depends on that of another which itself varies in value at a uniform and given rate. See CALCULUS, DIFFERENTIAL… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

**Newton's method** — In numerical analysis, Newton s method (also known as the Newton–Raphson method), named after Isaac Newton and Joseph Raphson, is a method for finding successively better approximations to the roots (or zeroes) of a real valued function. The… … Wikipedia

**Isaac Newton's later life** — During his residence in London, Newton had made the acquaintance of John Locke. Locke had taken a very great interest in the new theories of the Principia. He was one of a number of Newton s friends who began to be uneasy and dissatisfied at… … Wikipedia

**mathematics** — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… … Universalium

**Leibniz–Newton calculus controversy** — The calculus controversy was an argument between 17th century mathematicians Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz (begun or fomented in part by their disciples and associates – see Development of the quarrel below) over who had first invented… … Wikipedia

**List of important publications in mathematics** — One of the oldest surviving fragments of Euclid s Elements, found at Oxyrhynchus and dated to circa AD 100. The diagram accompanies Book II, Proposition 5.[1] This is a list of important publications in mathematics, organized by field. Some… … Wikipedia

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