Theorematis Fundamentalis in Doctrina de Residuis Quadraticis Demonstrationes et Ampliationes Novae.
20 pp. Large 4to, attractive antique boards.. Göttingen: H. Dieterich, 1818.
First separate edition, offprint issue with new pagination from the Comm. Recent. Soc. Gott., Vol. IV (1816-18). In this important memoir Gauss provided a fifth and sixth demonstration of his great law of quadratic reciprocity, a “gem” of higher arithmetic. It perfected and completed the work on this subject in his Disquisitiones Arithmeticae (1801).
❧ Cajori, A History of Mathematics, pp. 435-36. Poggendorff, I, 854-57.
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