# Euler-Binet Formula/Historical Note

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## Theorem

The Euler-Binet Formula, derived by Binet in $1843$, was already known to Euler, de Moivre and Daniel Bernoulli over a century earlier.

However, it was Binet who derived the more general Binet Form of which this is an elementary application.

## Sources

- 1986: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*... (previous) ... (next): $5$ - 1997: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): $5$