Mathematician:Scipione del Ferro
Contributed towards the rationalization of fractions.
- Born: 6 Feb 1465, Bologna, Italy
- Died: 5 Nov 1526, Bologna, Italy
- Cardano's Formula, possibly also Ferrari's Method. It is difficult to be certain exactly who these early results originated with.
- A famous notebook, which appears unfortunately not to have survived.
- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Scipione del Ferro": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive