Babylonian Mathematical Texts I. Reciprocals of Regular Sexagesimal Numbers

  title={Babylonian Mathematical Texts I. Reciprocals of Regular Sexagesimal Numbers},
  author={Abraham J. Sachs},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  pages={219 - 240}
  • A. Sachs
  • Published 1 January 1947
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
This is the first of a series of articles dealing with mpublished Babylonian mathematical texts which have turned up, chiefly at the University Mweum in Fhiladelphial, since the publication of . Ezorthcoming articles will deal with table texts, some fragm3ntary problem texts, and ccrrections to , TMB, and SkCT. 51. Before entering the discussion oF the problem of division by any regular sexagesimal nwier in Babylonian sthematics, we must (1) define the technical terminology and notation which… 

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