E798 -- De numeris amicibilibus
(On amicable numbers)
This paper continues much earlier work on amicable numbers, including Euler's comments on the existence and properties of odd perfect numbers (section 8). This manuscript is unfinished; sections and tables are missing.
According to C. G. J. Jacobi, it was read to
the Berlin Academy on February 23, 1747.
Originally published in Commentationes arithmeticae 2, 1849, pp. 627-636
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 5, pp. 353 - 365
- According to Jacobi, the manuscript is found in the Archive of the Berlin
- Reprinted in Opera postuma 1, 1862, pp. 85-100 [E798a]
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