## Posts filled under: mathematics

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## It is magic until you understand it; and it is mathematics thereafter.

— Bharati Krishna Tirthaji (via mathstalio)

## Meet the first /written/ mathematical operation:

This is the Rhind Papyrus — and 18 foot long scroll which carries Egyptian problems pertaining to fractions, numeric patterns, surveying, etc. Written by the scribe Ahmes in roughly 1650 BC, it uses the earliest-discovered notation for a mathematical operation: addition is denoted by a pair of walking legs! (such as 2 *walking legs* 2 is 4)