Person: Taylor, Brook


Brook Taylor was an English mathematician who added to mathematics a new branch now called the 'calculus of finite differences', invented integration by parts, and discovered the celebrated formula known as Taylor's expansion.

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Born 18 August 1685, Edmonton, Middlesex, England. Died 29 December 1731, Somerset House, London, England.

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