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Algebraic partitioning problems from Luca Pacioli’s Perugia manuscript (Vat. Lat. 3129)

  title={Algebraic partitioning problems from Luca Pacioli’s Perugia manuscript (Vat. Lat. 3129)},
  author={Albrecht Heeffer},
Given the importance attributed to Luca Pacioli’s Summa over several centuries, it can only come as a surprise that so little attention has been paid to his earlier book on arithmetic and algebra, the until recently unpublished manuscript Vat.Lat. 3129. The book bears no title although several have been attributed. van Egmond [45] names it Opera di mathematica, others have used the title Tractatus mathematicus ad discipulos perusinos [9] [8] [10], or Trattato d’arithmetica [26]. The first… 

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