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Mathematical Treasure: Cauchy on Solving Equations

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

Augustin-Louis Cauchy’s (1789-1857) Mémoire sur la résolution des équations numériques et sur la théorie de l'élimination was published in 1829. He had published his earliest work on these ideas in 1815.

Title page of Mémoire sur la résolution des équations numériques et sur la théorie de l'élimination by Augustin-Louis Cauchy, 1829

The image above is provided courtesy of Columbia University Libraries. A copy of this work is also available in its entirety in the Internet Archive.

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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Cauchy on Solving Equations," Convergence (August 2018)

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