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Referee's report by James Joseph Sylvester, on a paper 'On the conditions for the existence of three equal roots, or of two pairs of equal roots, of a binary quartic or quintic' by Arthur Cayley

Reference number: RR/6/65

Date: 23 June 1868

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests at some time long series of algebraic developments may not be put towards the Royal Society.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/6/65
Earliest possible date
23 June 1868
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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James Joseph Sylvester

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James Joseph Sylvester, Referee's report by James Joseph Sylvester, on a paper 'On the conditions for the existence of three equal roots, or of two pairs of equal roots, of a binary quartic or quintic' by Arthur Cayley, 23 June 1868, RR/6/65, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_65/referees-report-by-james-joseph-sylvester-on-a-paper-on-the-conditions-for-the-existence-of-three-equal-roots-or-of-two-pairs-of-equal-roots-of-a-binary-quartic-or-quintic-by-arthur-cayley, accessed on 17 June 2024

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