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Unit Fraction History

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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian

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History of Fractions :
The Egyptians wrote all their fractions using what we call unit fractions. A unit fraction has as its numerator (top number). They put a mouth picture (which meant ...
Egyptian Unit Fractions - MathPages
One of the most puzzling episodes in the history of human thought is the 2000- year reign of Egyptian unit fractions. We can, at least in part, reconstruct the ...
Egyptian Fractions - Mathematics
Nov 25, 2015 The Egyptians wrote fractions as a sum of unit fractions of the form 1/n. ... [The image is a link to David Joyce's site on the History of Maths at ...
Egyptian fraction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Egyptian fraction is a finite series of distinct unit fractions, such as ... recreational mathematics, as well as in modern historical studies of ancient mathematics.
Egyptians' Use of Unit Fractions Historical Context: Suggested
Mathematics focus: Investigate the Egyptian's use of unit fractions. Suggested Readings: ... and.

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