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Mathematical Treasures - Nicolo 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 Nicolo 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 folio 29 of the General Treatise.  Here Tartaglia is showing how to determine the area of an irregular curved shape.

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED