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An earlier version of this paper is found at PT/25/13.

Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Computation of the ratio of the diameter of a circle to its circumference to 208 places of figures'.

Written by Rutherford at the Royal Military Academy. Communicated by S [Samuel] Hunter Christie. Received by the Royal Society on 16 April 1841. Read 6 May 1841.

Reference number
PT/25/14
Earliest possible date
16 April 1841
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
14 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Computation of the ratio of the diameter of a circle to its circumference to 208 places of figures' by William Rutherford, 16 April 1841, PT/25/14, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_25_14/paper-computation-of-the-ratio-of-the-diameter-of-a-circle-to-its-circumference-to-208-places-of-figures-by-william-rutherford, accessed on 23 April 2024

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