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 July 28, 2008 08:30PM Registered: 16 years ago Posts: 2,257
MJ Thomas Wrote:
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> In case you're wondering, yes I have and am still
> doing so - it's not an easy subject to get to
> grips with....

I wasn't wondering at all.

MJ:
[en.wikipedia.org]
See...“Mathematical knowledge”

Quote:
> “...The papyrus also demonstrates knowledge of solving first order linear equations and summing arithmetic and geometric series.
The papyrus calculates pi as (8/9)^2x4 approximately = 3.1605 (a margin of error of less than 1%)..."

Please...since you have studied this papyrus, can you post the confirmed translated texts of the above claim so all can read and judge for themselves?
Most appreciated.

Continuing with the quote:
> “...The RMP's 84 problems begin with six division-by-10 problems, the central subject of the Reisner Papyrus...”

If it's know that the 10 divisor is the central subject of the RMP, couldn't it be seen that the square root of 10 is (8/9)^2x4 approximately = 3.1605 (a margin of error of less than 0.1%...ten times more accurate than the comparison offered above for the value of pi)?

Quote:
>“...There are 15 problems dealing with addition, and 18 algebra problems. There are 15 algebra problems of the same type. They ask the reader to find x and a fraction of x such that the sum of x and its fraction equals a given integer...”

What problems relate to circular measures involving pi?

BTW...what is the circumference of a circle having a radius equal to 3.1605?

Also...No. I have not spent much time on this mathematical papyrus. Giza, Dashure and Medium tell us considerably more...they are precise and intriguing.

Best
Clive
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