The Portsmouth Collection
||Newton, Sir Isaac, Knight, 1642-1727, natural philosopher and mathematician
|Extent and Medium
||ff.163 [octavo]; paper
|Content and context|
A small note-book, written from both ends, containing early exercises - extraction of the square and cube root, elementary Geometry, etc. - followed by annotations of Wallis's Arithmetica Infinitorum. This is preceded by a note of Newton's fixing by an entry in his account-book the date of the annotations as being in the winter 1664-1665, at which time he says he found the method of infinite series. Also notes on music, chances etc.
|Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician|
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