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What was Newton's role in the development of Calculus?

  1. May 24, 2008 #1
    What was Newton's role in the development of Calculus?
    I need a detailed explanation if possible
     
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  3. May 25, 2008 #2

    arildno

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    We do not do your homework essay for you.

    Search for the material yourself.
     
  4. May 25, 2008 #3

    Defennder

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    For a good start, you might want to try Wikipedia first, then at least you'll know what search terms to use when Googling for resources.
     
  5. May 26, 2008 #4
    the wikipedia entry on calculus sheds a little light on it.
     
  6. May 26, 2008 #5

    exk

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    You can also try the wiki entry on Newton
     
  7. May 26, 2008 #6

    CRGreathouse

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    Sir Newton was a famous knight who was killed by a Roman soldier after Newton became angry with the soldier, who had ruined his drawings of integrals in the sand. He is best known for inventing gravity, and a delicious mass-market pastry, after being hit in the head with an apple.
     
  8. May 26, 2008 #7

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    i recommend looking at newtons principia. you will be really glad you did, and afterwards you will know far more than we do, and can tell us!
     
  9. May 27, 2008 #8
    he only (in many cases) copy-paste formulae known by others , in fact the 'Gravitation law' it is just a consequence of F=m.a and Kepler`s second Law T2=kr3
     
  10. May 27, 2008 #9

    HallsofIvy

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    The first thing you need to do, moela, is pay no attention to CRGreathouse and mhill. I suspect they are trying to tell you that it is far better to do your own work rather than just copy what someone here says!
     
  11. May 28, 2008 #10

    CRGreathouse

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    :looks innocent:
     
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