Friday, July 27, 2007
Babylonians used clay tablets to do math in them. The clay tablets included fractions, algebra, quadratic and cubic equations. It also had the Pythagorean theorem, and the calculation of Pythagorean triples. Also the Babylonian tablet gives an aproximation to the square root of 2 to 6 decimal places. The Babylonian mathematical system was sexagesimal. Babylonian mathematicians also developed algebraic methods of solving equations. The Babylonians also used geometry and trigonomaetry.