From Newton's Fluxions to Virtual Microscopes

Jacques Bair, Valérie Henry

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The method of fluxions was originally given by Newton in order to determine the tangent to a curve. In this note, we will formulate this method by the light of some modern mathematica tools.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-384
Number of pages8
JournalTeaching Mathematics and Computer Science
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Hyperreal numbers
  • dual numbers
  • non standard analysis


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