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1831 May 4 A.M.
Posology.
Ch. or § Alegomorphics facilitated
2
35 or 1. Proportion
Mode of ascertaining
proportions
36 or 2. Proportion
Proportion what
37 3
Of two magnitudes one
greater, one, less, or equal
38. 4.
In idea of magnitude
included idea of body
and space.
39. 5.
For conceiving distinctions
as to extent no
clear other than those
expressed in numbers.
40 or 6.
When two quantities
said to be incommensurable,
the truth is
that the mode of
numeration
employed is not suitable.
41 or 7.
In division the quotient
turns out to be
not a determinate
portion of the dividend
without a remainder
but a portion with
an indeterminate
remainder indicated
by a repetend or a
circulate.
42 or 8
A circulate what
43 or 9
Prevailing system
of arithmetic the
decimal — proposed
substitute the duodecimal;
by the substitution
an additional
burthen imposed.
44 or 10.
In duodecimal
arithmetic either no
repetends and circulates
or very different
from those
of decimal arithmetic
45 or 11.
Lists made of square
and cube numbers —
might be useful to
make lists of repetends
and circulates
— too laborious to be
carried far.
46 or 12.
Does not the incommensurability
refer to the indivisibility
of certain
numbers, according
to the decimal
system: by substitution
of duodecimal
to decimal,
remainders would
vanish.
47 or 13.
As to quantity, man
the natural and
original standard
of reference.
48 or 14
As the instruments
for measuring magnitudes
are more perfect
he learns not
only to distinguish
more accurately
between different
objects, but obtains
perceptions
of many which
were till then
imperceptible, —
animalcules, &c.
49 or 15.
Curious if possible
to learn the point
of termination on
the side of smallness
in the scale
of living beings.
50 or 16.
51 or 17.
By magnification
we see bodies larger
and smaller
than any we
perceived before.
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