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Mathematical Treasure: Möbius’s Calculus of Centers of Gravity

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

In his Der Barycentrische Calcul (The Calculus of Centers of Gravity), published in 1827, the German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius (1790-1868) developed a geometric model for calculus. He employed an algebraic approach to points in geometric space.

This material is obtained through the courtesy of the Peabody Library of Johns Hopkins University.

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Möbius’s Calculus of Centers of Gravity," Convergence (July 2016)

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