E450 -- Nova ratio quantitates irrationales proxime exprimendi
(English Translation of Title)
According to Eneström, Euler "approximates factorization of quantities of the form an + b using approximations of (1 + x)n."
According to the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on May 18, 1772.
Originally published in Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 18, 1774, pp. 136-170
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 6, pp. 316 - 349
- Original Publication: E450
- 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 E450 include:
- Dutka J., “On square roots and their representations.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 36 (1), pp. 21-39 (1986).
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