method of fluxions


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Noun1.method of fluxions - the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differentialmethod of fluxions - the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
infinitesimal calculus, calculus - the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
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Infinitesimals, differences, and the Method of Fluxions were foremost in the minds of the leading mathematicians.
El prefacio de The Method of Fluxions and Infinite Series; with its Application to the Geometry of Curve-Lines (3) declara que el principio fundamental sobre el que esta construido el metodo de fluxiones, que es muy simple y es tomado de la mecanica racional, consiste en:
As opposed to Leibnizian differences, Knox notes, "the method of fluxions was intimately bound to Britons' understanding of God's omnipresence and dominion in the universe" (p.

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