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Graphic Solutions of the Cubics and the Quartics

Nature volume 63, page 515 (28 March 1901) | Download Citation



THE note by Prof. G. B. Mathews, F.R.S., published in NATURE of November 16, 1899, has encouraged me to write the following, which may be also of some interest. I have considered not only the quartics, but also the cubics. For the quartics, the methods in this letter will be simpler than those of Prof. Mathews. We require to have a sheet of squared paper on which the curve y=x3 for the cubic and the curve y=x2+x4 for the quartic have been printed.

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  1. Matsuyama Chgakk, Iyo, Japan, December 28, 1900.

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