# algorism

## EnglishEdit

### EtymologyEdit

Middle English *algorisme*, from Old French *algorisme*, from Medieval Latin *algorismus*. See algorithm.

### NounEdit

**algorism** (*plural* **algorisms**)

- Obsolete spelling of
*algorithm***1921**. Klapper, Paul.*The Teaching of Arithmetic: A Manual for Teachers*D. Appleton and Company. p. 231*The*. â€” There are two accepted forms of work in addition of fractions...**Algorism**in Addition of Fractions

- Computing in, or using, Arabic numerals.
**1948**. Ore, Oystein.*Number Theory and Its History*p. 20- The works of al-Khowarizmi were translated into Latin, and through a perversion of his name the art of computing with Hindu-Arabic numerals became known as
.**algorism**

- The works of al-Khowarizmi were translated into Latin, and through a perversion of his name the art of computing with Hindu-Arabic numerals became known as