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Short paper on a geometric problem relating to two parallel lines on a base, where the square of the lines' distance is proportional to the square of the base, just as the angle of elevation is proportional to a right angle. Includes one set of diagrams within the text.

Subject: Mathematics

Addressed to Mr [John Frederick William] Herschel. Received by the Royal Society on 15 November 1826.

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Unpublished paper, regarding a geometrical problem by unknown author, 1826, AP/12/1, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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