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2399RELATION OF MATHEMATICS TO PHYSICSRELATION OF MATHEMATICS TO PHYSICS1964b & w55 min16mm/vhs (Character of Physical Law, The series, Part 2) The roles of mathematics as a language for developing physical thought are elucidated by again using gravitation as an example. The importance of studying a physical phenomenon from various viewpoints is underscored by treating gravitation according to three different formalisms: action at a distance, the field concept and a minimum principle. (vhs Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)