Louis Carré (mathematician)

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Méthode pour la mesure des surfaces, la dimension des solides, leurs centre de pesanteur, de percussion et d'oscillation, 1700

Louis Carré (26 July 1663 – 17 April 1711) was a French mathematician and member of the French Academy of Sciences.[1] He was the author of one of the first books on integral calculus.[2]


  1. ^ Sturdy, David J. (1995), Science and social status: the members of the Académie des sciences 1666-1750, Boydell & Brewer, pp. 242–243, ISBN 978-0-85115-395-7 .
  2. ^ Grattan-Guinness, I. (2005), Landmark writings in Western mathematics 1640-1940, Elsevier, p. 56, ISBN 978-0-444-50871-3 .