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Adam Riese's Rechenbuch

Frank Swetz, Victor Katz

This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese.  It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.



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Frank Swetz, Victor Katz, "Adam Riese's Rechenbuch," Convergence (November 2008)