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It has the first use of multiplication by juxtaposition with no symbol between the terms in Europe.

A Revelation in the Revelation. Milich encouraged Michael Stifel to write a comprehensive work on arithmetic and algebra. At this time Stifel started writing a book collecting letter transcripts of Martin Luther.

Stifel was the first, who had a standard method to solve quadratic equations. Views Read Edit View history.

He also discussed the properties of irrational numbers and if the irrationals are real integr, or only fictitious AI page April 19, Jena. He also performed the so-called “Wortrechnung” i.

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Further issues were a method of calculating roots of higher order by using binomial coefficients [14] and sequences. Stifel now continued with serious mathematical studies. In other projects Intera Commons.

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In he became minister in Holzdorf near Wittenberg and stayed there integrra 12 years. He is the first to use the term ” exponent ” and also included the following rules for calculating powers: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

So he wrote, that regarding this issue marvelous books could be written, but he himself will aritgmetica and keep his eyes shut. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Michael Stifel. Contemporain gravure of Michael Stifel. He was later appointed professor of mathematics at Jena University.

Arithmetica integra. Authore Michaele Stifelio. Cum praefatione Philippi Melanchthonis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Negative numbers were refused and considered as preposterous by the authorities at that time.

He joined the Order of Saint Augustine and was ordained a priest in Stifel was born in Esslingen am Neckar. In Stifel became first professor of mathematics at the new founded University of Jena.


The German saying “to talk a Stiefel” or “to calculate a Stiefel” Stiefel is the German word for boot meaning to say or calculate something based on an unusual track ingegra be traced back to this incident.

Luther also confirmed the marriage of Michael Stifel and the widow of his predecessor in the ministry.

Arithmetica integra

He also realized that this would create a lot of work. A proposal of Jacob Milichwho supported his scientific development. Stifel, however avoided to show the negative results. Stifel found them very useful for mathematics, and not dispensable. Worth mentioning were “the Coss” the first algebra book written in German of Christoph Rudolffwhich he did in self study and “the Elements” of Euclid in the Latin edition by Campanus of Novara.