English Title

On the solution of a most difficult problem proposed by Fermat

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

167

Fuss Index

323

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1751

Written Date

1748

Content Summary

Euler looks at the problem of finding "a rational right triangle whose perpendicular area less the area of that triangle produces a square number."

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 2, pp. 49-67.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 2, pp.223-240.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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