François Nicole

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1683 – 1758

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Who was François Nicole?

François Nicole was a French mathematician, born in Paris and died there, who published his Traité du calcul des différences finies in 1717; it contains rules both for forming differences and for effecting the summation of given series. Besides this, in 1706 he wrote a work on roulettes, especially spherical epicycloids; and in 1729 and 1731 he published memoirs on Newton's essay on curves of the third degree.

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Born
Dec 23, 1683
Also known as
  • Francois Nicole
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Jan 18, 1758

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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