English Title

An observation on the sums of divisors

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

243

Fuss Index

17

Original Language

Latin

Content Summary

This is a partial repeat of E152 and E175. Euler gives a recurrence relation that gives the sum of the divisors of a positive integer constructed via the pentagonal numbers. (Based on Jordan Bell's translation abstract.)

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1760

Written Date

1751

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 5, pp. 59-74.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 2, pp.373-389.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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