Theorematis Fundamentalis in Doctrina de Residuis Quadraticis Demonstrationes et Ampliationes Novae. Carl Friedrich GAUSS.

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).

Fine copy.

❧ Cajori, A History of Mathematics, pp. 435-36. Poggendorff, I, 854-57.

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