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Roger Cotes

Roger Cotes born July 10, 1682 in Burbage, Leicestershire, England died June 5, 1716 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire was a mathematician.

Roger Cotes is known for working closely with Isaac Newton by proofreading his famous book Principia before publication. He also invented the quadrature formulas known as Newton-Cotes formulas.

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