|Title||Unpublished paper, 'New property of the arcs of the equilateral hyperbola' by H F [William Henry Fox] Talbot|
|Description||Short paper demonstrating through algebra that 'if three abscissae of an equilateral hyperbola are mutually dependent by reason of the two equations (A) and (B), the sum of the arcs subtended by them is equal to three quarters of the products of the same abscissae'. With note from John George Children explaining that the paper was forwarded by a Mr Hudson.|
Subject: Mathematics / Geometry
Received 11 January 1834. Read 16 January 1834.
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'On a new property of the arcs of the equilateral hyperbola'.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0141|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA5837||Talbot; William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)||1800 - 1877|
|NA3175||Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist||1777 - 1852|