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Milo Gardner

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Re: Egyptian fraction math only used quotient and remainder statements
Posted: Dec 20, 2011 12:15 PM
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RMP 31-35 WERE ALGEBRA PROBLEMS RECORDED IN EGYPTIAN FRACTIONS THAT STRESSED THE 2/N TABLE. ROBINS-SHUTE, 1987, OFFFER TRANSLITERATION INTRODUCTIONS IN THEIR INTERSTING "RMP" BOOK PUBLISHED BY THE BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS AND DOVER PUBLICATIONS.

RMP 35-38 WERE HEKAT PARITIONING PROBLEMS RECORDED IN EGYPTIAN FRACTION ... THAT STRESSED THE 2/N TABLE ... AND UNITY PROBLEMS.

FOR EXAMPLE,

http://rmp36.blogspot.com/

NOTE THE SOLUTION OF 53/53 = 2/53 + 3/53 + 5/53 + 15/53 + 28/53

AHMES SCALED EACH RATIONAL NUMBER TO A SOLVABLE COMPOSITE NUMBER AND A CONCISE EGYPTIAN FRACTION SERIES. NOT FOLLOWING AHMES' CLUES LEADS RESEARCHERS ASTRAY. EVERY CLUE MUST BE CONSIDERED TO FAIRLY DECODE EACH ANCIENT PROBLEM AS FIRST RECORDED.


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