This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.
View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: (b) If we assume that the solution of differential equations begins with the invention by Leibniz of the antiderivative in 1686, and that material through Chapter 2 of Zill & Cullen runs through the contributions of the Bernoullis (the last of whom, Johann the 3 rd died in 1807), Ricatti (16761754), Euler (17071783), dAlembert (17171783), Lagrange (17361813), and their peers, then we looking at approximately 12 decades of mathematical invention in less than one month....
View Full
Document
 Spring '08
 Keyes

Click to edit the document details