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Mathematical Treasures - Niccolo Tartaglia's General Trattato di Numeri et Misure

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz and Victor J. Katz

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Here is the title page of part I of the General Trattato di Numeri (General Treatise on Number and Measure) (1556) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-1557).  This is an extensive work on elementary mathematics that was popular in Italy for several decades after its publication.

 

 

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Here if f. 29 of the General Treatise.  Here Tartaglia is showing how to determine the area of an irregular curved shape.

Frank J. Swetz and Victor J. Katz, "Mathematical Treasures - Niccolo Tartaglia's General Trattato di Numeri et Misure," Loci (January 2011)

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Mathematical Treasures