Date of Award

Summer 1950

Degree Type

Master's Essay - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


This short essay about the "hexagramma mysticum", the "mystic hexagram", of Pascal-divided into two parts. The first contains a brief history concerning the hexagram, such as, its origin, its author, its influence upon other theorems. In the second part, a slight sketch of the more important theorems and properties of the mystic hexagram, and of some methods of obtaining them are given.