De arte supputandi

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De arte supputandi libri quattuor
Author Cuthbert Tunstall
Country England
Language Latin
Subject Mathematics
Published 1522

De arte supputandi libri quattuor was the first printed work on arithmetic published in England. Published in 1522, it was written by Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of London, and based on Luca Pacioli's Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalità.[1][2] It is dedicated to Sir Thomas More.[3]


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  2. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Cuthbert Tunstall", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews .
  3. ^ Weir, Alison (2007). Henry VIII: The King and His Court. Random House Publishing Group. pp. Kindle Location 3187. ISBN 978-0345437082.