English Title

Consideration of a progression suitable for finding the quadrature of a circle

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

125

Fuss Index

159

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1750

Written Date

1739

Content Summary

Euler presents an elementary derivation of a semi-convergent series for the arctangent function, which is a special case of the Euler summation formula.

Original Source Citation

Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 11, pp. 116-127.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 14, pp.350-363.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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