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October 18, 2019, 6:33 am UTC    
August 19, 2018 05:38PM
Mark Heaton Wrote:
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> The Rhind Mathematical was written hundreds of
> years after the construction of the Great Pyramid.
> My 8/9 model indicates that the ancient Egyptians
> knew how to square the circle in a crude way in
> the Pyramid Age which only shifts back the history
> of geometry a few hundred years.
>
> But to answer your question its only important to
> those who debate the development of human
> cognition across the world, and to those
> Egyptologists with a broad perspective. Professor
> Miroslav Verner has question whether or not
> Archimedes learnt geometry during his stay in
> Egypt.
>
> My sociological perspective is that mathematics
> developed in every civilisation of the world
> irrespective of race. Egypt was one of the first
> great civlisations so it is to be expected that
> mathematics was a corner stone of advancement. I
> think it was Pliny who wrote 'always something new
> out of Africa'.
>
> It seems very likely that geometrical ideas were
> first understood in Egypt. The formula for the
> volume of a truncated pyramid in the Moscow
> Mathematical Papyrus may also have been known as
> far back as the Pyramid Age. Could you have
> figured out such an ingenious formula?
>
> Africans the world over should be proud to think
> that the most famous geometric discovery of
> Archimedes was actually discovered in Egypt 2,000
> years earlier, which I believe is the case.
>
> Darwin had to concede that many of his ideas had
> actually been published in an obscure journal
> which he had not read, but I think the author was
> an insignificant farmer who had an article
> published in an agricultural journal. I think it
> likely that someone else will, at some time in the
> future, promote my key ideas without having read
> my work. Only an academic of some standing has the
> potential to change the way all the world thinks
> on academic matters.
>
> Mark
>
So it would appear you are addressing the wrong people. You shouldn't be trying to impress Egyptologist but mathematicians and historians of math.

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