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Nature volume 139, pages 251252 (06 February 1937) | Download Citation

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IN Prof. Soddy’ s recent article1, the following expression occurs under the root sign in formula (2):6( + + + + + ) 3(2 + 2 + 2 + 2). I find that this expression is equal to 27V22222, where V is the volume of the tetrahedron whose vertices are at the centres of the four spheres with bends, , and.

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    NATURE, 139, 77 (Jan. 9, 1937).

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    • THOROLD GOSSET

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