E394 -- De partitione numerorum in partes tam numero quam specie datas
(On the partition of numbers into a number of parts of a given type)
This paper talks about partitions into certain numbers or parts and into parts of certain sizes. Euler uses that funky exponential notation again.
According to the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on August 18, 1768.
Originally published in Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 14, 1770, pp. 168-187
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 3, pp. 131 - 147
- Reprinted in Commentat. arithm. 1, 1849, pp. 391-400 [E394a]
- A handwritten French translation of this treatise can be found in the library of the observatory in
Uccle, near Brussels.
- Original Document: E394
- English Translation (Jordan Bell): E394
- E394 is discussed in Ed Sandifer's How Euler Did It October
2005 column published online by the MAA.
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