E298 -- De insigni promotione methodi tangentium inversae
(On the notable advancement of the inverse method of tangents)
Euler considers the problems that arise from mixed differential and difference equations. For example: the problem of
According to C. G. J. Jacobi, a treatise with this title was read to the Berlin Academy on
September 3, 1761.
According to the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on
May 17, 1762.
Originally published in Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 10, 1766, pp. 135-155
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 27, pp. 365 - 383
- Original Publcation: E298
- The Euler Archive attempts to monitor current scholarship for articles and books that may be of interest to Euler Scholars. Selected references we have found that discuss or cite E298 include:
- Dhombres J., “Some aspects of the history of functional-equations linked to the evolution of the function concept.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 36 (2), pp. 91-181 (1986).
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