A Memoir on the Quintic Equation
This manuscript consists of several drafts of this paper, A Report on the Quintic.
Writings done by Professor Stephen Weinthrob. More information about this collection can be found at: http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/remain/03500
- Cayley, Arthur, 1821-1895 (Person)
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28 leaves : ill. ; 46 cm.
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Cayley (16 August 1821-26 January 1895) was one of the preeminent British mathematicians of the 19th century. His mathematical talent was recognized early. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, as a student in 1838, at the age of 17, and upon his graduation he became a fellow at Trinity College. Upon the end of this fellowship Cayley pursued a career as a lawyer, but his first love was always for mathematics. In 1863 he was appointed the Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics at Cambridge, a position he held until his death at the age of 73.
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This material was donated by Robert B. Honeyman on January 6, 1958
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