English Title

The solution of a memorable problem by a special artifice of calculation

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

731

Fuss Index

386

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1810

Written Date

1779

Content Summary

According to Eneström, the problem is "Invenire lineam curvam AM, in qua, positis coordinatis CP=x, PM=y, arcu AM=s et recta CM=√xx+yy=z; formula integralis ∫ v ds maximum minimumve valorum obtineat, exsistente v functione quacunque ipsius z."

Original Source Citation

Mémoires de l'académie des sciences de St.-Petersbourg, Volume 2, pp. 3-9.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 25, pp.280-285.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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