## The Mathematical Monthly, Volume 2 |

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Page 115 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.

Page 60 - Method of correcting the apparent distance of the Moon from the Sun, or a Star, for the effects of Parallax and Refraction.

Page 226 - Physical Optics, Part II. The Corpuscular Theory of Light discussed Mathematically. By RICHARD POTTER, MA Late Fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in University College, London.

Page 328 - AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE LUNAR THEORY, with a Brief Sketch of the Problem up to the time of Newton. Second Edition, revised. Crown 8vo. cloth. 5*. 6d. Hemming. — AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS, for the Use; of Colleges and Schools.

Page 307 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 61 - Published in the Monthly Anthology for December, 1807, Vol. IV. [pp. 653, 654.] 2. Review of a "Report of the Committee (of Congress,) to whom was referred, on the 25th of January, 1810, the Memorial of William Lambert, accompanied with sundry Papers relating to the Establishment of a First Meridian for the United States, at the permanent Seat of their Government.

Page 358 - Pratt. — A TREATISE ON ATTRACTIONS, LAPLACE'S FUNCTIONS, AND THE FIGURE OF THE EARTH. By JOHN H. PRATT, MA, Archdeacon of Calcutta, Author of "The Mathematical Principles of Mechanical Philosophy.

Page 362 - URIAH A. BOYDEN, ESQ., of Boston, Mass., has deposited with THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE the sum of one thousand dollars, to be awarded as a premium to "Any resident of North America who shall determine by experiment whether all rays of light,* and other physical rays, are or are not transmitted with the same velocity.

Page 360 - Calculus — a connection which in some instances involves far more than a merely formal analogy. The work is in some measure designed as a sequel to Professor Boole's Treatise on Differential Equations.

Page 328 - PUCKLE.— An Elementary Treatise on Conic Sections and Algebraic Geometry. With a numerous collection of Easy Examples progressively arranged, especially designed for the use of Schools and Beginners. By G. HALE PUCKLE, MA, Principal of Windermere College.