# Continuants Sentence Examples

- Qn= k l a2, a3,, an The theory of
**continuants**is due in the first place to Euler. - The reader will find the theory completely treated in Chrystal's Algebra, where will be found the exhibition of a prime number of the form 4p+I as the actual sum of two squares by means of
**continuants**, a result given by H. - Determinant a1 - I a2 O -I o 0 u an bn O O - - o o -I a n, from which point of view
**continuants**have been treated by W. **Continuants**have been discussed by Sylvester; alternants by Cauchy, Jacobi, N.