Date: Mar 26, 2013 12:49 AM
Author: Steven D'Aprano
Subject: Re: Neo-Pythagorean means

On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:17:41 +1300, Ken Pledger wrote:

> In article <bc0756ad-5a44-43a9-aaca-5fc077c070f2@googlegroups.com>,
> redmond@siu.edu wrote:
>

>> On Sunday, March 24, 2013 10:49:28 PM UTC-5, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> > ....
>> > I have found repeated references to "ten neo-Pythagorean means", e.g.
>> > the Collins Dictionary of Mathematics, but I have not found any
>> > reference to what they actually are.

>>
>> You can find most of them in the chapter on Pythagoras in Boyer's
>> History of Mathematics....

>
>
> Yes - p.61 lists all ten. A similar list is in van der Waerden,
> "Science Awakening" I, p.232.



Thanks for the references!



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Steven