John Napier is best known as the discoverer of logarithms. He was also inventor of Napier's Bones. Which were multiplication tables written on strips of wood or bones. The invention was used for multiplying, dividing, and taking square roots and cube roots. He also made common the use of the decimal point in math.
In 1614, John Napier published his invention of logarithms.
To have a type of abacus to use.
In B.C. 140
John Napier was born, lived, and died in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier is most famous for being the one to invent logarithms. He attended school at the University of St. Andrews.
Napier's Bones, a system similar to an abacus which assists in the calculation of products and quotients, and also referred to as Rabdology, was first mentioned as a new invention by Napier in 1617 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
in 1614 john Napier invented logarithms and a device called NAPIER,s bones
John Napier's calculating machine invention is called "Napier's Bones."
John Napier invented the Napier's Bone
John Napier - primatologist - was born in 1917.
John Napier Burnett was born in 1899.
John Napier Burnett died in 1989.