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Michel Rolle

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

(1652–1719)

French mathematician, remembered primarily for the theorem that bears his name, which appears in a book of his published in 1691.

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Michel Rolle

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

(1652–1719)

French mathematician, remembered primarily for the theorem that bears his name, which appears in a book of his published in 1691.

See overview in Oxford Index

Rolle, Michel (1652–1719)

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 26 words.

remembered primarily for the theorem that bears his name, which appears in a book of his published in 1691.

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Rolle, Michel (1652–1719)

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 27 words.

, remembered primarily for the theorem that bears his name, which appears in a book of his published in 1691

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Rolle, Michel (1652–1719)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 8 words.

(1652–1719)

French mathematician.

Rolle's theorem

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Analytical Mechanics Goes Public

J.B. Shank.

in Before Voltaire

June 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 20167 words.

Varignon’s continued development of analytic mechanics after 1700 is explored, and since his apparent debt to Newton's Principia seems greatest here, its sources are revisited, concluding...

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Analytical Mechanics within the New Public Academy

J.B. Shank.

in Before Voltaire

June 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 15651 words.

Chapter 8 continues the story of analytical mechanics, tracing the beginning of Varignon's first explicit, recorded work in this area in 1698, and its further development amidst the...

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Henderson, Stephen McKinley

Meron Langsner.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 958 words.

actor, director, and educator, was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Elihue Henderson and Naomi Johnson. His father was employed at various jobs, one of which was making ice cream for...

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Television Industry

Beretta E. Smith-Shomade.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5491 words.

The representation of black women on television has developed much the same way as their actual treatment in the United States—belittling, slow, and contradictory. African American women...

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Uniform Law Bibliography Bibliographie de Droit Uniforme

in Uniform Law Review

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 11695 words.

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