Mathematics and Measurement (Paperback)
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Short Description for Mathematics and Measurement Describes the systems of mathematics and measurement used in the ancient world and discusses the influence of ancient mathematics on later science.
- Published: 01 June 1987
- Format: Paperback 63 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780520060722 ISBN 10: 0520060725
Full description for Mathematics and Measurement
This fully illustrated book outlines the ancient systems of mathematics and measurement and describes how they were used in mapping, surveying, telling time, trade and commerce, as well as in leisure pursuits such as games and puzzles, and in the occult.