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Scott Creighton Wrote:
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> If the dynastic Egyptians didn't "know pi", it
> rather seems to me that someone in
> antiquity probably did - it's right there
> in the image below (presented using a number of
> different means) to get the 'message' across:

So take it to Historia Mathematica, or the British Journal for the History of Mathematics. Tell us how far you get.

M.

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Area and the Rhind Papyrus 958 gjb 09-Jan-19 05:13
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 206 engbren 09-Jan-19 06:03
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 191 gjb 09-Jan-19 06:10
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 167 engbren 09-Jan-19 06:30
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 197 DavidK 09-Jan-19 10:06
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 167 gjb 09-Jan-19 13:32
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 175 Sirfiroth 09-Jan-19 15:04
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 155 DavidK 09-Jan-19 20:02
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 153 Sirfiroth 09-Jan-19 21:06
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 196 engbren 10-Jan-19 02:02
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 172 Sirfiroth 10-Jan-19 04:15
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 198 engbren 10-Jan-19 05:53
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 170 engbren 15-Jan-19 04:50
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 184 Lee McGiffen 10-Jan-19 10:56
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 224 Scott Creighton 10-Jan-19 12:33
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 215 Martin Stower 12-Jan-19 18:23
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 138 Warwick 14-Jan-19 21:04
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 175 DavidK 10-Jan-19 13:57
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 217 Scott Creighton 10-Jan-19 14:16
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 202 DavidK 10-Jan-19 17:10
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 276 Sirfiroth 10-Jan-19 17:58
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 184 engbren 16-Jan-19 10:24
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 190 gjb 18-Jan-19 23:28
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 186 DavidK 19-Jan-19 00:28
Re: Area and the Rhind Papyrus 203 engbren 06-Feb-19 12:56


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