English Title

The solution of a certain altogether remarkable geometrical problem

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

422

Fuss Index

359

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1772

Written Date

1771

Content Summary

The titular problem is: A line of given position AB having been proposed, a curve of type AmM is sought, such that once the tangent MT has been drawn to whatever point M, falling on line AB in T, then line TC bisecting angle ATM crosses the curve perpendicularly at m.

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 16, pp. 140-159.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 28, pp.187-204.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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