Mathematician:Scipione del Ferro

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Mathematician

Italian mathematician.

First one to come up with a solution to the general cubic equation, which was later published by Cardano and is now known as Cardano's Formula.

Contributed towards the rationalization of fractions.


Nationality

Italian


History

  • Born: 6 Feb 1465, Bologna, Italy
  • Died: 5 Nov 1526, Bologna, Italy


Theorems


Publications

  • A famous notebook, which appears unfortunately not to have survived.


Sources