By Jens Høyrup
This publication bargains with one of many earliest surviving "abbacus" treatises, one who is by means of way more orderly than any of the extant predecessors and is additionally the 1st to comprise a presentation of algebra. The ebook comprises an variation and an English translation of a manuscript from c. 1450. additionally, it gains an in depth dialogue of the contents of the treatise and its position inside of early abbacus culture.
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