Folger call number: QA304 .L46 2015
Folger holdings ID: 495929
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Translators' preface -- L'Hôpital's preface -- In which we give the rules of this calculus -- Use of the differential calculus for finding the tangents of all kinds of curved lines -- Use of the differential calculus for finding the greatest and the least ordinates, to which are reduced questions De Maximis & Minimis -- Use of the differential calculus for finding inflection points and cusps -- Use of the differential calculus for finding evolutes -- Use of the differential ccalculusfor finding caustics by reflection -- Use of the differential calculus for finding caustics by refraction -- Use of the differential calculus for finding the points of curved lines that touch an infinity of lines given in position, whether straight or curved -- THe solution of several problems that depend upon the previous methods -- A new method for using the differential calculus with geometric curves, from which we deduce the method of Messrs. Descartes and Hudde -- A Bernoulli's Lectiones de Calculo Differentialis -- B Selected letters from the correspondence between the Marquis de L'Hôpital and Johann Bernoulli -- C Fontenelle's eulogy for the Marquis de L'Hôpital -- References -- Index
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Extended title: L'Hôpital's analyse des infiniments petits : an annotated translation with source material by Johann Bernoulli / Robert E. Bradley, Salvatore J. Petrilli, C. Edward Sandifer
annotator: Bradley, Robert E.
annotator: Petrilli, Salvatore J.
annotator: Sandifer, Charles Edward, 1951-