Reference numberAP/18/15
TitleUnpublished paper, 'New property of the arcs of the equilateral hyperbola' by H F [William Henry Fox] Talbot
DateJanuary 1834
DescriptionShort 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 descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0141
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5837Talbot; William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)1800 - 1877
NA3175Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist1777 - 1852
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