Further Mathematical Texts from Old Babylonian Mê-Turran (Tell Haddad)
Book chapter, 2016

Only the last theree lines of the solution algorithm in this exercies are (partly) preserved. Without the missing context, the object of the exercise cannot be decided, not even conjectured. Without further context, the translation of line 4´ is very uncertain.

Quadratic Equation

Mathematical Text

Quadratic Problem

Solution Procedure

Lower Length

Author

Jöran Friberg

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences

Farouk N.H. Al-Rawi

SOAS University of London

Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

213-268

Subject Categories

Computational Mathematics

Computer Science

DOI

10.1007/978-3-319-44597-7_6

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8/20/2021