Who Invented the Slide Rule?

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The slide rule was invented in 1625 by a man named William Oughtred. A slide rule is a ruler that is marked with logarithmic scales. Prior to the invention of the hand held calculators, slide rules were the main tools used to make calculations.
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The slide rule was invented by a man named William Oughtred in 1625. Slide rules continued to be used until the first handheld calculator was produced by Hewlett Packard in 1972.
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The slide rule was invented by a man named William Oughtred in 1625. Slide rules continued to be used until the first handheld calculator was produced by Hewlett ...
The slide rule was invented by a man named William Oughtred in 1625. Slide rules continued to be used until the first handheld calculator was produced by Hewlett ...
The slide rule was invented by a man named William Oughtred in 1625. Slide rules continued to be used until the first handheld calculator was produced by Hewlett ...
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