Viète, François, 1540-1603

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Birth 1540
Death 1603-12-23
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Latin,

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French mathematician; founder of modern algebra. Also did important work in trigonometry.

From the description of Francisi Vietae Zeteticorum [microform] : holograph, [15--]. (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat record id: 25389485

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  • Geometry--Early works to 1800
  • Trigonometry--Early works to 1800
  • Algebra--Early works to 1800

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