Who invented the first calculating machine?


Who invented the first calculating machine?


In the 19th century, inventors began building calculating machines that led to the development of calculators. In the 20th century, the development of computers led to the creation of digital calculators which served as the basis of computers.

Answer and Explanation:

French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal invented the first calculating machine in 1642.

The machine he built was able to add and subtract...

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