Jordanus Nemorarius
1225  1260  
Jordanus Nemorarius was a German scholar who wrote several books on arithmetic, algebra, geometry and astronomy. He was among the first to use letters to replace numbers in algebraic calculations.  
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List of References (17 books/articles)
Mathematicians born in the same country

 
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