Babylonian mathematics

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Unknown author
(2013-07)

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This unit looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of discoveries have enabled historians to decipher stone tablets and study the various techniques the Babylonians used for problem-solving and teaching. The Babylonian problem-solving skills have been described as remarkable and scribes of the time received a trainng far in advance of anything available in medieval Christian Europe 3000 years later.

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The Open University (OUUK)

DOER Persistent Identifier: http://doer.col.org/handle//123456789/2967
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