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Cardano's Solution

Girolamo Cardano was one of the great renaissance polymaths in the tradition of Leonardo. Allan Ashworth explains the significance of his key mathematical work.

'A man is nothing but his mind; if that be out of order, all is amiss, and if it be well, the rest is at ease'. Girolamo Cardano

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