Artifact Details

Title

Napier - Arithmetic

Catalog Number

102657571

Type

Still Image

Date

2006-02-10

Publisher

University of Edinburgh

Dimensions

30 x 20 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black text on yellow background.
Describes Napier's third method of multiplication.
This is depicted as a game with diagrams showing the various moves necessary
to multiply two numbers.






Local Arithmetic
The third method of multiplication described by napier in his book "Rabdologiae libri duo".

Text: R. Schiapp & J.W.. Searl Department of Mathematics University of Edinburgh
Design: J. McNeill, Audio & Visual Services University of Edinburgh
Printed by: Hepburn & McDonald 8 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh

Category

Poster

Lot Number

X3379.2006