## 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**theorem is a theorem for expanding any**function**of Q , terms of ascending powers of x . of x , Salmon's dQ ...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**U¿x . The symboly ( mod 8 ) does not ...### Contents

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G Van der Mensbrugghe on the Application of Thermo | 40 |

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