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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Vieta, François

(1540-December 13, 1603) Catholic mathematician. Made the initial application of algebraic transformation to trigonometry. Popularized reduction as a method of solving equations and the use of letters of the alphabet in algebra to denote quantity.

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Entry for 'Vieta, François'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/v/vieta-francois.html. 1910.

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