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An Ancient Greek 'Pythagorean' Times Tables Chart (Recreated)
Posted:
Nov 13, 2013 8:26 PM


As some may be aware, I enjoy delving into the origins of arithmetic. Many 'older' mathematics books attribute our simple multiplication table, or 'times tables' to Pythagoras from about 2500 years ago.
Yet I could never find a 'Pythagorean' times table.
So I recreated one myself!
You can see it and download it at http://www.jonathancrabtree.com/mathematics/pythagorasandthepythagoreantimestables/
Yet be warned! Learning your multiplication facts the way the Greeks did is truly hard work  even for Greeks!
Jonathan Crabtree Mathematics Researcher Melbourne Australia (Currently over at http://bit.ly/Vrrx9Q)



