the mechanical calculator (jan 1, 1640 – jan 1, 1650)
- Blaise Pascal invented the mechanical calculator. it showed the general public that tools can be built, using Mathematics, to simplify things.
- Since the mechanical calculator was changed people's old views in mathematics and engineering, it was an important event in the history of the computer sicence.
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