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The brachistochrone problem

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Visit this site: http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/HistTopics/brachistochrone.html

Author:MacTutor Math History Archives
Description: Linked essay on the brachistochrone problem, posed by Johann Bernoulli in Acta Eruditorum in June, 1696. With references and other related web sites.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Conic Sections and Circles, History and Biography

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