Ancient Egyptian Mathematics: New Perspectives on Old Sources

Imhausen, Annette
January 2006
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significance of ancient Egyptian mathematics. All available mathematical texts analyzed were taken from the administrative economic and literary contexts regarding Egyptian mathematics. Such texts would provide a better foundation for understanding its role within the Egyptian culture. According to sources, the fate of Egyptian mathematics faces an exciting future, by carefully rereading the classical mathematical texts.


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