
Re: Why study Egyptian fraction math?
Posted:
Nov 11, 2012 12:18 PM


Bibliography
1 Richard Gillings, "Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs", pages 176180, MIT Press, Cambridge, 1972 2 John Legon, "A Kahun Papyrus Fragment", pages 2124, Discussions in Egyptology 24, 1992. 3 Luca Miatello, "The difference 5 1/2 in a problem of rations from the Rhind mathematical papyrus", Historia Mathematica, vol 34, issue 4, pages 277284, Nov. 2008. 4 Gay Robins and Charles Shute, "The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus", pages 4143, British Museum Press, Dover Reprint, 1987.
External link
Milo Gardner's 2011 paper http://www.academia.edu/617613/Egyptian_Fractions_Unit_Fractions_Hekats_and_Wages__an_Update

