Reference numberCLP/24/37/2
Alternative reference numberCLP/24/37 p3
TitleDiagram, Isaac Barrow's solution to [Renatus Franciscus] Slusius' 'Construction of Solid Problems' [relayed by John Collins]
Date17th century
DescriptionRenatus Franciscus Slusius's construction of solid problems, which was sent to Isaac Barrow who approved. Diagram shows circle and parabola on an axis with various intersections and angles labelled.

Collins relays Barrow's observations on the 'Construction of Solid Problems' and quadratic equations, primarily that 'when the Equations are quadrato quadratical may be referr'd to these two problems, and be constructed as they, without any reduction or alteration of the termes.'

Subject: Mathematics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/24/37
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7960Barrow; Isaac (1630 - 1677); mathematician and theologian1630 - 1677
NA2898Collins; John (1625 - 1683); mathematician and scientific administrator1625 - 1683
NA5659Slusius; Renatus Franciscus (1622 - 1685); mathematician and clergyman1622 - 1685
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