All posts tagged "imaginary numbers"

  • niccolc3b2_fontana
    Cubic Equations and Mathematical Duels

    The story of the discovery of the solution formula for cubic equations is stunning. What happened gives us an interesting view of renaissance mathematics and shows us what it meant to be a mathematician in the 15th and 16th centuries. In those days, mathematicians were used to publicly challenging each...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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