Symbol, Form and Number in Ancient Egypt
Library Home || Full Table of Contents || Suggest a Link || Library Help
|A book on early mathematics in Egypt, with some social and religious background. Includes a discussion of the use of Pythagorean triples in Egyptian architecture, and hypotheses on the calculation with unit fractions and the approximation of the area of a circle.|
|Math Topics:||History and Biography|
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.