| ALBERT TAYLOR BLEDSOE, A.M., LL.D. - 1886
...as the assemblage of an infinity of right lines, each infinitely small; or (what is the same thing) **as a polygon with an infinite number of sides, each infinitely small,** which determine by the angles which they make with each other the curvature of the line." Now this... | |
| Philosophy - 1908
...the assemblage of an infinity of straight lines, each infinitely small ; or, what is the same thing, **as a polygon •with an infinite number of sides, each infinitely small,** which determine by the angles which they make with each other, the curvature of the lines." Here we... | |
| James Roy Newman - Mathematics - 2000 - 768 pages
...exact results are due to a compensation of errors: the error resulting from the false supposition made, **for example, by regarding a curve as a polygon with...sides each infinitely small and which when produced is** a tangent of the curve, is corrected or compensated for by that which springs from the very processes... | |
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