## The New Encyclopędia Britannica, Volume 30Encyclopędia Britannica, 1992 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries |

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x2 x3 + х If the points x ; are equally spaced with the distance be- a polynomial (

or other easily computable interpolant ) that tween them equal to 1 , then the mth

- order divided differ- matches the function values assumed to be

x2 x3 + х If the points x ; are equally spaced with the distance be- a polynomial (

or other easily computable interpolant ) that tween them equal to 1 , then the mth

- order divided differ- matches the function values assumed to be

**known**exactly ...Page 102

Asthma Decompression sickness Oceanic Arts T he term Oceania has been

variously used.

and workers involved in the transporting or processing of coal . It is generally

benign ...

Asthma Decompression sickness Oceanic Arts T he term Oceania has been

variously used.

**known**as black lung ) occurs most frequently among coal minersand workers involved in the transporting or processing of coal . It is generally

benign ...

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Today , more than 100 are

compounds as sodium chloride ( common salt ) has led to some of the

fundamental concepts of modern chemistry , the law of definite proportions

providing one notable ...

Today , more than 100 are

**known**. The study of such simple inorganiccompounds as sodium chloride ( common salt ) has led to some of the

fundamental concepts of modern chemistry , the law of definite proportions

providing one notable ...

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### Contents

NUMBER GAMES and Other Mathematical Recreations | 1 |

NUMBER THEORY | 14 |

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS | 38 |

Copyright | |

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