## Mathematics: People, Problems, Results, Volume 1 |

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### Contents

part one Historical Sketches | 1 |

Egyptian Mathematics and Astronomy Otto Neugebauer | 3 |

Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs Richard J Gillings | 9 |

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