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MS 2131 - Thomas Reid, Professor of Moral Philosophy papers (The Birkwood Collection)
1 - Manuscripts and notebooks
2 - Manuscripts
3 - Manuscripts (notes on reading and letters)
4 - Manuscripts (lecture notes)
5 - Manuscripts (mathematics)
I - Manuscripts [mathematics]
1 - 'Prop. 6. Upon the right line AK let the unequal right lines AC, BD start at right angles...’
2 - 'Prob. 4 from Desaguliers Vol 2...’
3 - 'Let a, b, c, d, e etc. be fixed quantities.'
4 - 'Q1. Suppose 5x + 8y = 89. Q the possible values of x and y in positive integers.'
5 - 'Indeterminate Problem.'
6 - 'Prob. Having given four or more successive terms of a trilateral or pyramidical Series'
7 - 'Of interpolating a Series by means of Differences.'
8 - 'The following Method borrowed from Lem. 5. Lib 3. Princ. Neut. is much more simple and elegant.'
9 - Boxed chart of Algebraic calculations.
10 - 'Of Cubic Equations.'
11 - 'Of the Roots of a Cubick Equation which wants the second term and whose third term is rational.'
12 - 'Of Logarithms.'
13 - 'A solid Angle is the mutual Inclination of three or more plains which meet in one Point.'
14 - 'Of Extracting the Roots of Surd Binomials.'
15 - 'Of Cotes's Theorem.'
16 - 'Definition of a Circloid its Axis and Base and Generating Circle.'
17 - 'Of the Multiplication and Division of Angles.'
18 - 'Def. 1, Perspective is the Art of drawing the outline of visible objects upon a plane of the same Figure and Dimensions ....'
19 - 'Four Dies may at one throw turn up 1296, different ways that 6 x 6 x 6 x 6.'
20 - 'Concerning the Object of Mathematicks.'
21 - 'The Application of Trigonometry.'
22 - 'Essay concerning the Object of Mathematicks, Occasioned by reading a piece of Mr Hutchisons...'
23 - 'The Rational whole Numbers which may make the three sides of a Right Angled Triangle.'
24 - 'Let AB be the given Base, From the point A... '
25 - 'Of the Measures of Ratios.'
26 - 'Of the logistical curve.'
27 - 'Of the Application of Algebra to Geometry.'
28 - 'Of Prime and Composite Numbers.'
29 - 'Axiom. Two straight lines which intersect each other cannot be both parallel to the same straight line.'
30 - 'The Planes of three great Circles of the Sphere which form a Spherical Triangle, do make a solid angle...'
II - Manuscripts [mathematics]
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