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Symbol, Form and Number in Ancient Egypt

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Author:Franz Gnaedinger
Description: 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.

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Books
Math Topics: History and Biography

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