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September 19, 2007

By the rivers of…

devadutta @ 9:25 am, GMT +0000 ( 1190193919 ) Play

What is this? And what is its claim to fame?

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this may help a bit more

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Unearthed by: Abhishek , ramsaravana , nihit , Gammafunction , Vinod , uma , Sharath , Swetha , Arjun June , Tathagata Chatterjee , shivani , yaksha , srichand.

This is the famous root(2) tablet, pretty much the first known reference to an irrational number. See Abhishek or Yaksha’s comment for more details :)


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