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" In the doctrine of fluxions, magnitudes or quantities of all kinds are considered as not made up of a number of small parts, but as generated by continued motion, by means of which they increase or decrease ; as a line by the motion of a point ; a surface... "
A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private Tuition - Page 297
by Charles Hutton - 1831
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The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions: Containing (besides what is Common ...

Thomas Simpson - Calculus - 1750 - 302 pages
...Magnitudes are to be confidered as generated by the continual Motion of fume of their Bounds or Extremes; as a Line by the Motion of a Point ; a Surface by...of a Line ; and a Solid by the Motion of a Surface. 2. Every Quantity fo generated is called a variable, or • flowing Quantity : And the Magnitude by...
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The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions: Containing (besides what is Common ...

Thomas Simpson - Calculus - 1776 - 576 pages
...Magnitudes are to be confidered as generated by the continual Moción of fomc of their Bounds or Extremes ; as a Line by the Motion of a Point ; a Surface by...a Line ; and a Solid by the Motion of a. Surface. 2. Every Quantity fo generated is called a variable, or flowing Quantity : And the Magnitude by which...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...magnitudes or quantities are supposed to be generated by motion. Thus, a line is supposed to be generated by the motion of a point, a surface by the motion of a line, and a solid by the motion of a surface. Algebra and geometry lend their aid to this sublime science. Mixed mathematics, which constitute the...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...magnitudes or quantities are supposed to be generated by motion. Thus, a line is supposed to be generated by the motion of a point, a surface by the motion of a line, and a solid by the motion of a surface. Algebra and geometry lend their aid to this sublime science. Mixed mathematics, which constitute die...
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A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...Doctrine of Fluxions, magnitudes or quantities of all kinds are considered, not as made up of a number pf small parts, but as generated by continued motion,...of a line ; and a solid by the motion of a surface. §o likewise, time may be considered as represented by a line, increasing uniformly by the motion of...
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Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ...

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 576 pages
...which constitute a body <or solid. Geometrical MAGNITUDES, may be conceived to be generated by motion, as a line by the motion of a point, a surface by the...of a line, and a solid by the motion of a surface. Apparent MAGNITUDE of a body, is thai which is measured by the angle which that body subtends at the...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 9

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1828
...every magnitude and figure is supposed to be formed by motion ; a line . by the motion of a point, si surface by the motion of a line, and a solid by the motion of a surface. It is evident, from this consideration, that the curve or solid thus formed continually changes its...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 5

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...denote whatever is formed by the motion of a point, line or surface. Thus a line is said to be generated by the motion of a point ; a surface, by the motion...of a line, and a solid, by the motion of a surface. The same term is also sometimes used in a similar sense in arithmetic and algebra. Thus 20 is said...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 5

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...surface. Thus a line is said to be generated by the motion of a point ; a surface, by the mo• '< >n of a line, and a solid, by the motion of a surface. The same term is also sometimes used in a similar sense in arithmetic and algebra. Thus 20 is said...
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Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge; Proposing a ...

Roswell Park - Best books - 1841 - 587 pages
...proposed for this branch the name above given. Newton considered all quantities as generated by motion ; a line by the motion of a point ; a surface by the...of a line ; and a solid by the motion of a surface. This idea of magnitudes moving, or flowing, led him to propose for this new science, the name of Fluxions...
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