Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs
|Title||Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs|
|Year of Publication||1972|
|Authors||Gillings, Richard J.|
|Number of Pages||286|
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.