References for Ahmes

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Books:

  1. A B Chace, L S Bull, H P Manning and R C Archibald, The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus (Oberlin, Ohio, 1927-29).
  2. L N H Van Bunt, Ahmes tot Euclides. Hoofdstukken uit de geschiedenis van de wiskunde (Dutch) (Groningen-Djakarta, 1954).

Articles:

  1. R J Gillings, The recto of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus. How did the ancient Egyptian scribe prepare it?, Archive for the History of Exact Sciences 12 (1974), 291-298.
  2. J J Sylvester, On the theory of vulgar fractions, Amer. J. Math. 3 (1880), 332-385, 388-389.

JOC/EFR January 1997

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