Robert Simson (14 October 1687 – 1 October 1768) was a Scottish mathematician and professor of mathematics at the University of Glasgow.

Robert Simson was a Scottish mathematician best known for the Simson line of a triangle, even though he was not the first discoverer of it. Thumbnail of Robert ...

### Robert Simson

Mathematician and professor

Robert Simson was a Scottish mathematician and professor of mathematics at the University of Glasgow. The Simson line is named after him. Wikipedia

Born: October 14, 1687, United Kingdom

Died: October 1, 1768 (age 80 years), Glasgow, United Kingdom

Books

The Elements of Euclid - The First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth: Also; The Book of Euclid's Data and Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry

The Elements of Euclid, Containing the First Six, and the Eleventh and Twelfth Books: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with the Planes in the Eleventh Book Shaded : Designed by Means of Symbols, & C to Facilitate the Acquirement of this Branch of Science

The Elements of Euclid: Viz. The First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth. ... Also the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected

1756

The Elements of Euclid, Viz. the First Six Books, Together With the Eleventh and Twelfth. The Errors by Which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, the Book of Euclid's

The Elements of Euclid: Viz, the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth. The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected : and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations Restored : Also the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected

The Elements of Euclid, Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth: The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored ; Also the Book O F Euclid's Data in Like Manner Corrected

Aug 27, 2024 · Read about the Scottish mathematician Robert Simson, whose restoration of Grecian geometry has influenced modern education.

Oct 14, 2019 · Robert Simson, a Scottish mathematician, was born October 14, 1687. Although Simson attended the University of Glasgow with the intention of entering the ...

The mathematician Robert Simson at the University of Glasgow in 1753 noted that, as the numbers increased in magnitude, the ratio between succeeding numbers ...

Robert Simson (1687 – 1768) was a Scottish mathematician who studied ancient Greek geometers. He studied at the University of Glasgow, and later returned as a ...

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While Fermat and others made earlier attempts to explain the Porisms, it is Robert Simson who is generally recognised as the first person to achieve a genuine ...

Simson, Robert (b. West Kilbride, Ayrshire, Scotland, 14 October 1687; d. Glasgow, Scotland, 1 October 1768) geometry.

Oct 3, 2024 · Mathematician. Scots mathematician notable for having produced a translation of Euclid's The Elements which was long used as the standard ...

Feb 14, 2011 · A self-taught mathematician, Simson was a professor at the University of Glasgow and an authority on ancient Greek geometry. His treatise on ...