English Title

Solution of a problem proposed in the Leipzig Acts in 1745

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

787

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Published letter

Published Date

1843

Written Date

1745

Content Summary

This work is an unpublished manuscript that Euler enclosed along with a letter he wrote to Goldbach. According to Eneström, the titular problem is 'Circa datum focum C describere curvam AEBF, ut omnes radii ex C emissi post binas reflexiones in M et N factus, in ipsum punctum C revertantur.'

Original Source Citation

Correspondance mathématique et physique de quelques célèbres géomètres du XVIIIème siècle, Volume 1, pp. 341-354.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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