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Nicolas Chuquet, Renaissance Mathematician: A study with extensive translation of Chuquet's mathematical manuscript completed in 1484 (Paperback)
  • Nicolas Chuquet, Renaissance Mathematician: A study with extensive translation of Chuquet's mathematical manuscript completed in 1484 (Paperback)
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Nicolas Chuquet, Renaissance Mathematician: A study with extensive translation of Chuquet's mathematical manuscript completed in 1484 (Paperback)

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My attention was first drawn to Chuquet' s mathematical manuscript whilst undertaking the necessary research for the preparation of the Open University's History of Mathematics course, presented initially in 1974. It was whilst editing the English edition of Math~matiques et Math~maticiens (P. Dedron and J. Itard, trans. J. Field) that I noted that it was stated that "the whole manuscript *** comprises 324 folios, i. e. 648 pages", and that, in addition to the Triparty (by which the work is generally known) the manuscript includes sections on problems, on the application of algebraic methods to geometry, and on conunercial

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789400965041
Number of pages: 388
Weight: 611 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 198


MEDIA REVIEWS
`The authors attempt succesfully to give a balanced picture of Chuquet's achievements and his limitations. Thus the book presents a well-documented and thoroughly elaborated research work.'
Mathematical Reviews (1986)

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