Luca Pacioli

1445 - 1517

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Luca Pacioli was an Italian mathematician who published the influential book Suma in 1494 giving a summary of all the mathematics known at that time.
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List of References (10 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Luca Pacioli

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. A Napierian logarithm before Napier

Honours awarded to Luca Pacioli
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Other Web sites
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  2. George W Hart (Pacioli's polyhedra)
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  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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