The main sources for the Arte Mayor in sixteenth century Spain
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One of the main changes in European Renaissance mathematics was the progressive development of algebra from practical arithmetic, in which equations and operations began to be written with abbreviations and symbols rather than in the rethorical way found in earlier arithmetical texts. In Spain, the introduction of algebraic procedures was mainly achieved through certain commercial or arithmetical texts, in which a section was devoted to algebra or the
CitationMassa, M., Romero, F. The main sources for the Arte Mayor in sixteenth century Spain. "British Society for the History of Mathematics. Bulletin", 18 Gener 2018, vol. 33, núm. 2, p. 73-95.