English Title

Concerning the use of a new algorithm to solve the Pell problem

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

323

Fuss Index

63

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1767

Written Date

1759

Archive Notes

According to Academy records, this work was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy twice: first on October 15, 1759, and again on May 23, 1763.

Content Summary

This is where Euler calls it Pell's equation and uses continued fractions to solve it.

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 11, pp. 28-66.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 3, pp.73-111.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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