Math update

We learned about Napier’s Bones today.  A 17th century mathematician and astronomer, Napier was tired of doing all the long calculations associated with astronomy, so he created a new way of doing big multiplication calculations.  Ask your children to show you how it works 🙂
(A brief explanation has been posted on the Multiplication page)


About mrwendler

Teacher (OCDSB)
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2 Responses to Math update

  1. mr.k says:

    it was a 15th century mathematician and astronomer

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