Book:David Nelson/The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics/Second Edition

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David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics

Published $\text {1998}$, Penguin.

Subject Matter


Preface to the Second Edition
Dictionary of Mathematics
Table 1 Derivatives
Table 2 Integrals
Table 3 Reduction formulae
Table 4 Centres of mass
Table 5 Moments of inertia
Table 6 The Greek alphabet


Further Editions


Eugenio Beltrami

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William Brouncker

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Edward Cocker

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Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky

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Pietro Mengoli

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Emmy Noether

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William Oughtred

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Willebrord van Royen Snell

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Alfred Tarski

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It is named after the Polish mathematician Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776-1853).

Primitive of $\sqrt {x^2 - a^2}$

$\ds \int \sqrt {x^2 - a^2} \rd x = \frac 1 2 a^2 \cosh^{-1} \frac x a + \frac 1 2 {x \sqrt {x^2 - a^2} } + C$

Source work progress

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