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Topic: Historyu of the integral of secant
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Re: Historyu of the integral of secant
Posted: Feb 28, 2009 11:39 PM
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On Feb 28, 4:48 am, "Stephen J. Herschkorn" <sjhersc...@netscape.net>
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> What is the history of the trick to find the indefinite inteegral of the
> secant function?  Who first used it, and when?
>
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