Browsing the "Mathematics" Tag

Aztec surveyors were very accurate

August 31st, 2011 | by Admin

A mathematical review of the Codex Vergara, a document which contains detailed map of 386 farms, has shown that Aztec [&hellip


The world’s first protractor

July 29th, 2011 | by Admin

An object found in the tomb of an Egyptian architect may be the world’s first protractor. The architect Kha helped [&hellip


Ancient Egyptian mathematics

December 9th, 2010 | by Admin

The New York Times has an interesting piece about the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, a 3,600 year old document that contains [&hellip



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