A reconstruction of Joncourt's table of triangular numbers (1762)

Denis Roegel 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
LORIA - FM - Department of Formal Methods
Abstract : This is an analysis and reconstruction of Joncourt's table of triangular numbers, one of only very few such tables, which was an alternative to other methods for the computation of squares, the extraction of square roots, and even the multiplication.
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[Research Report] 2013
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Denis Roegel. A reconstruction of Joncourt's table of triangular numbers (1762). [Research Report] 2013. <hal-00880843>

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