Encyclopaedia Metropolitana: Pure sciences

Encyclopaedia Metropolitana: Pure sciences

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C A be not the area of the circle whose radius is C A, it must be the area of a circle either greater or less. ... C A ; in other words, it is impossible; that the circumference of a circle multiplied by half its radius can be the measure of a greater circle. ... denoted by ir ; then, because circumferences are to each other as their radii or diameters, we shall have the diameter 1 ... to the number above designated by tt a–i and the simplicity of this first approximation has brought it into very general use.

Title:Encyclopaedia Metropolitana: Pure sciences
Author:Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Publisher: - 1845


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