John Napier
1550 - 1617 | Click the picture above | ||||||||
John Napier was a Scottish scholar who is best known for his invention of logarithms, but other mathematical contributions include a mnemonic for formulas used in solving spherical triangles and two formulas known as Napier's analogies. | |||||||||
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List of References (19 books/articles)
Some Quotations (3)
Mathematicians born in the same country
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