English Title

On numbers which are the sum of two squares

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

228

Fuss Index

59

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1758

Written Date

1749

Content Summary

Euler does some examples determining whether certain numbers, like 100,981 and 1,000,009 are prime (yes and no, respectively). Primality testing seems to be his main application here.

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 4, pp. 3-40.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 2, pp.295-327.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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