Abstract

Before we proceed with further presentation and analysis of texts, a brief summary of what we have seen so far regarding the basic methods employed in the Old Babylonian “algebraic” texts may be useful.

Keywords

Reference Quantity False Position Clay Tablet Greek Geometry Regular Heptagon 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Høyrup
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  1. 1.Section for Philosophy and Science StudiesUniversity of RoskildeRoskildeDenmark

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