Reference numberAP/14/8
TitleUnpublished paper and letter, 'Essai sur le calcul duodécimal ou la Zouacise' ['Essay on duodecimal calculation or Zouacise'] by A Gautier
DescriptionGautier seeks to prove that a 12-based system of counting and calculation, also referred to by Gautier as Zouacise [a combination of the French word for 'twelve' and the Greek word for 'times'], is superior to a system based on 10. Includes one set of illustrations in the text. Preceded by a covering letter from Gautier to the Royal Society.

Subject: Mathematics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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