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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 289 - Algorismus (Video Orientation)

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Fall 2017

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Video orientation to LJS289, Algorismus.

This manuscript was written in Italy between 1450 and 1475 and it is a pedagogical treatise on commercial and practical arithmetic, with extensive use of arabic numerals, descriptions of operations such as multiplication and division, and particular attention to proportions, money-changing, and alloys of precious metals.

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 289 - Algorismus (Video Orientation)

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