Nicolo Tartaglia

1500 - 1557

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Tartaglia was an Italian mathematician who was famed for his algebraic solution of cubic equations which was eventually published in Cardan's Ars Magna.
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List of References (20 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Tartaglia

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. The Tartaglia-Cardan dispute
  2. Quadratic, cubic and quartic equations


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  2. The Galileo Project

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