Reference numberL&P/7/143
TitlePaper, 'Conjectures as to Cardan's rule having been discovered by Scipio Terreus' by Francis Maseres
DescriptionSubject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A conjecture concerning the method by which Cardan's rules for resolving the cubic equation x3-qx=r in the first case of it (or when r is greater than 29vq—3v3, or rr—4 is greater than q3—27) were probably discovered by Scipio Ferreus, of Bononia, or whoever else was the first inventor of them'

Read 24 February 1780
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1780.0012
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7181Maseres; Francis (1731 - 1824)1731 - 1824
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