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  • (6) The Quadrature of the Parabola (Tetragonismos paraboles) is a book in twenty-four propositions, containing two demonstrations that the area of any segment of a parabola is a of the triangle which has the same base as the segment and equal height.
  • (6) The Quadrature of the Parabola (Tetragonismos paraboles) is a book in twenty-four propositions, containing two demonstrations that the area of any segment of a parabola is a of the triangle which has the same base as the segment and equal height.
  • The first (a mechanical proof) begins, after some preliminary propositions on the parabola, in Prop. 6, ending with an integration in Prop. 16.
  • A Latin version of them was published by Isaac Barrow in 1675 (London, 4to); Nicolas Tartaglia published in Latin the treatises on Centres of Gravity, on the Quadrature of the Parabola, on the Measurement of the Circle, and on Floating Bodies, i.
  • While resembling the parabola in extending to infinity, the curve has closest affinities to the ellipse.

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