English Title

The construction of a certain problem of Pappus of Alexandria

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

543

Fuss Index

316

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1783

Written Date

1782

Content Summary

The main problem is to inscribe a triangle abc in a given circle ABC with center O and points, whose three sides ab, ac, bc having been extended, cross through the given three points C, B, A.

Original Source Citation

Acta Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis Petropolitanae, Volume 1780: I, pp. 91-96.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 26, pp.237-242.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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