English Title

The solution to a geometric problem about circles shaped as moons

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

73

Fuss Index

317

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1744

Written Date

1737

Content Summary

In this paper, Euler presents his solution, invovling the arcsine function, to a problem of Daniel Bernoulli (which Euler had heard about through Goldbach). The problem is related to dissecting certain circles into pieces, all of which have equal area.

Original Source Citation

Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 9, pp. 207-221.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 26, pp.1-14.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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