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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  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia

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