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Paper, 'On certain geometrical theorems, No. 1' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell

Reference number: PP/1/16

Date: 1881

Description

Russell presents a proof of the equation to a circle inscribed in a triangle, expressed in trilinear co-ordinates.

Annotations in ink. Includes two geometrical diagrams and a note from William Spottiswoode.

Subject: Mathematics / Coordinate geometry

Received 12 November 1881. Read 22 December 1881.

A version of this paper was published in volume 33 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On certain geometrical theorems. No. 1'.

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PP/1/16
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1881
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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9 pages
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Manuscript
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William Henry Leighton Russell

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William Spottiswoode

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William Henry Leighton Russell, William Spottiswoode, Paper, 'On certain geometrical theorems, No. 1' by W H L [William Henry Leighton] Russell, 1881, PP/1/16, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_1_16/paper-on-certain-geometrical-theorems-no-1-by-w-h-l-william-henry-leighton-russell, accessed on 23 May 2024

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