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Reference numberCLP/1/11/7
LevelItem
TitleDiagram, for doubling the cube by William Brouncker
Date1669
DescriptionWilliam Brouncker was asked to examine Hobbes's solution for doubling the cube, which he found erroneous as is explained here, where he comments on the diagram used by Hobbes.

Subject: Engineering / Geometry
LanguageLatin
Extent1p
FormatDiagram
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1669.0069
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1669.0046
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1669.0018
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 4, no 48, p 961 (1669)
RBC/3/150
JBO/4/65
Related records in the catalogueRBO/4/20
CLP/1/11/8
CLP/1/11
CLP/1/1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3503Brouncker; William (c 1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematicianc 1620 - 1684
NA8299Wren; Sir; Christopher (1632 - 1723); architect, astronomer, and mathematician1632 - 1723
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