## Maclaurin, Colin (1698–1746)Treatise of Fluxions (1742), he gave the first systematic formulation of Newton's methods and
set out a method for expanding functions about the origin in terms of series
now known as Maclaurin series. Maclaurin also invented
several devices, made astronomical observations, wrote on the structure
of bees' honeycombs, and improved maps of the Scottish isles. ## Related category• MATHEMATICIANS | ||||||

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