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Unpublished paper, 'On a simple geometrical construction, giving a very approximate quadrature of the circle' by Charles M Willich

Reference number: AP/37/35

Date: 1855

Description

Willich shares his proposed solution to the problem of squaring the circle.

Includes one geometrical figure in the text.

Subject: Mathematics / Geometry

Received 17 April 1855. Communicated by [George Gabriel] Stokes.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On a simple geometrical construction, giving a very approximate quadrature of the circle'.

Reference number
AP/37/35
Earliest possible date
1855
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Drawing
Manuscript

Creator name

Charles M Willich

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Charles M Willich, Unpublished paper, 'On a simple geometrical construction, giving a very approximate quadrature of the circle' by Charles M Willich, 1855, AP/37/35, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_37_35/unpublished-paper-on-a-simple-geometrical-construction-giving-a-very-approximate-quadrature-of-the-circle-by-charles-m-willich, accessed on 25 February 2024

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