Nicolas Chuquet

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Nicolas Chuquet
BirthplaceParis, France
NationalityFrench
Occupation
Mathematician
EducationBachelors degree in medicine

Chuquet, Nicolas

 

Fifteenth-century French mathematician.

In his treatise on arithmetic and algebra Triparty en la science des nombres, which was written in 1484 and published in Rome in 1881, Chuquet introduced negative and zero exponents. Chuquet’s notation is close to modern usage (seeMATHEMATICAL SYMBOLS).

REFERENCE

Iushkevich, A. P. Istoriia matematiki v srednie veka. Moscow, 1961.
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