Davinci's Calculator

Idea was conceived in 1502

  • used a series of Gears with 10:1 ratios in each of it’s 13 gears/wheels which when a dial was turned it could perform calculations.
  • Made calculations using metal pipes
  • Da Vinci conceived the world's first mechanical calculator
  • Influenced by the Hodometer
  • This was the first mechanical calculator and it introduced a new thing in the field of mathematics.
  • This was a predecessor to many calculators to come
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