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Babylonian Mathematics I

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Learners examine a Babylonian clay tablet and the mathematics found on it as a catalyst to investigate a variety of mathematical ideas. They work with prime numbers, classify numbers as whole, integer, rational, or irrational and use Heron's method to calculate square roots. They also create a clay tablet of their own using the Babylonian symbols.

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