Simon Stevin, “De Thiende: The Art of Tenth”, 1585.

    Simon Stevin, “De Thiende: The Art of Tenth”, 1585 was a nonfiction, mathematics book; and, “Disme” is the English title translation of 1608.   The idea of extending the decimal place-value system to include fractions is Simon Stevin’s topic of the writing.   A “decimal separator” is a symbol used to separate the … Continue reading Simon Stevin, “De Thiende: The Art of Tenth”, 1585.