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Has read Ernest William Hobson's report [RR/14/4], and agrees that a uniform notation should be used. If the author wishes to use his own introduction this should be done, instead of using Ernest William Hobsons's.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/14/3
Earliest possible date
03 August 1898
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Joseph John Thomson, to George Howard Darwin, regarding a paper [attributed] 'Tables for the solution of the equation d2y/dx2 + 1/x · dy/dx - (1 + n2/x2) y = 0' by W Steadman Aldis, 03 August 1898, RR/14/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_3/letter-from-joseph-john-thomson-to-george-howard-darwin-regarding-a-paper-attributed-tables-for-the-solution-of-the-equation-d2ydx2-1x-dydx-1-n2x2-y-0-by-w-steadman-aldis, accessed on 23 July 2024

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