Here is another chichen egg question. Who invented math the Egyptians or Greeks?

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    CertifiedHandyposted 5 years ago

    Here is another chichen egg question. Who invented math the Egyptians or Greeks?

    The Egyptian Rhind Mathematical Papyrus is the oldes known math document. It preceded the Greeks by at least 800 years and was reportedly copied from an older document. The pyramids were built more than 2000 years before the Greeks discovered math. Given this knowledge, why is the lie that the Greeks invented math still accepted?

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    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    Knowledge and use of basic mathematics have always been an inherent and integral part of individual and group life. Refinements of the basic ideas are visible in mathematical texts originating in the ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Indian, Chinese, Greek and Islamic worlds. Rigorous arguments first appeared in Greek mathematics, most notably in Euclid's Elements. The development continued in fitful bursts until the Renaissance period of the 16th century, when mathematical innovations interacted with new scientific discoveries, leading to an acceleration in research that continues to the present day.

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      CertifiedHandyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Did you understand the question??? Let me help. Choose either Egyptian or Greek

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      JThomp42posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Egyptian!!!!!!

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      CertifiedHandyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      @J you didn't have to yell LOL

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      JThomp42posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry, not my intention at all my friend.

 
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