English Title

The evolution of a problem whose analytic solution is most difficult, while the synthetic solution for it is obvious

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

665

Fuss Index

360

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1794

Written Date

1777

Content Summary

According to Eneström, the goal is to define a curve with the property that, for every point, the distance from the center point of the curvature to a given point is constant.

Original Source Citation

Nova Acta Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis Petropolitanae, Volume 8, pp. 73-86.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 29, pp.161-175.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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