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In this carefully researched study, the author examines Egyptian mathematics, demonstrating that although operations were limited in number, they were remarkably adaptable to a great many applications: solution of problems in direct and inverse proportion, linear equations of the first degree, and arithmetical and geometrical progressions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486243153
ISBN-10: 048624315X
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 136mm x 15mm)
Pages: 286
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1986
Country of Publication: United States

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