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" Take away 1/9 of 9, namely, 1; the remainder is 8. Multiply 8 times 8; it makes 64. Multiply 64 times 10; it makes 640 cubed cubits. "
Ancient Egyptian Science: Ancient Egyptian mathematics - Page 83
by Marshall Clagett - 1989 - 462 pages
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The Historical Roots of Elementary Mathematics

Lucas Nicolaas Hendrik Bunt, Phillip S. Jones, Jack D. Bedient - Mathematics - 1988 - 299 pages
...papyrus: Example of a round field of a diameter 9 khet. What is its area? Take away ? of the diameter, 1; the remainder is 8. Multiply 8 times 8; it makes 64. Therefore it contains 64 setat of land. We see that the method amounts to the use of the formula with...
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Abstraction and Representation: Essays on the Cultural Evolution of Thinking

Peter Damerow - History - 1995 - 418 pages
...example Example of a round field of diameter 9 khet. What is its area? Take away * of the diameter, namely 1; the remainder is 8. Multiply 8 times 8; it makes 64. Therefore it contains 64 setat of land. Second example Someone has a room which is 50 ells long and...
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Pi: A Source Book

J.L. Berggren, Jonathan M. Borwein, Peter Borwein - Mathematics - 2004 - 797 pages
...Pro6lem 50 Example of a round field of diameter 9 khet. What is its area? Take away of the diameter, namely 1; the remainder is 8. Multiply 8 times 8; it makes 64. Therefore it contains 64 selal of land. Do it thus: 1 9 1; this taken away leaves 8 1 8 2 16 4 32 Its...
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