## The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of ScienceTaylor & Francis, 1877 |

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**function**by the method of least squares ; but it might often be not worth while to carry out this process , as , for ex- ample , where the deviations of the various observations from the law are large , and where it would accordingly be ...Page 140

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**function**by the method of derivations , but under a greatly improved form of notation , and with the advantage of a ...**function**of x , Salmon's dQ dzQ theorem is a theorem for expanding any**function**of Q , dx ' dx2 , ... terms of ...Page 379

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**function**Usay with the statement " a divided by 8 leaves remainder y , " but to point out the great distinction be- tween the remainders in arithmetic and the periodic and dis- continuous**function**Use . The symbol y ( mod d ) does not ...### Contents

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Mr R H M Bosanquet on the Theory of Sound | 25 |

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