On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:17:41 +1300, Ken Pledger wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>, > firstname.lastname@example.org 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.