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- Exploring the "Rhind Papyrus" & the "Moscow Papyrus"An exploration of some math problems solved in the Rhind Papyrus (also known as the Ahmes Papyrus) and the Moscow Papyrus. With worked examples, we take a deep dive into how Ancient Egyptians approached various topics in mathematics: from more basic topics such as numerical notation, arithmetic and fractions to more advanced topics such as algebra, geometry and measurement.

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