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Mathematical Treasure: Cauchy's Applications of Calculus to Geometry

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University)

In 1826, Augustin-Louis Cauchy published Leçons sur les applications du calcul infinitésimal a la géométrie (Lessons on Applications of Infinitesimal Calculus to Geometry) in two volumes.

The “Table of Contents” for Volume I indicates the topics considered:

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Index to Mathematical Treasures

Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Cauchy's Applications of Calculus to Geometry," Convergence (July 2018)

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