Ancient Babylonian clay tablet discovered to be a trigonometry reference sheet for building temples and canals

Ancient Babylonian clay tablet discovered to be a trigonometry reference sheet for building temples and canals
(Natural News) The 70-year old mystery behind an ancient clay tablet may have finally been solved. Two mathematicians from the University of New South Wales, Australia claim that the tablet known as Plimpton 322 contains the world’s oldest and most accurate trigonometric table. Its purpose, they surmise, was as an aid in the construction of…
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