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The Rhind Papyrus of AhmoseAhmose


The work covers many topics including:
It is not known how much was original work by Ahmose and how much was older  he himself describes himself as a scribe. The work provides an excellent value of pi (256/81). Much of the mathematics was used in engineering and building.
The book worked through a number of problems that would show general principlas by repetition  there were no theorems or laws as in the later Greek mathematics.
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Ahmose and His Papyrus
A little more information on Ahmose and his work.