Definition of Briggs, Henry in English:

Briggs, Henry

Syllabification: Briggs, Henry
Pronunciation: /briɡz
 
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( 1561–1630), English mathematician. Renowned for his work on logarithms, he introduced the decimal base, made the thousands of calculations necessary for the tables, and popularized their use. He also devised the usual method used for long division.

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