Footnotes for Squaring the Circle - Part I

1Chace, Arnold B., Bull, L., Manning, H.P. and Archibald, R.C. The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, Vol. I (1927), Vol. II (1929), Oberlin: Mathematical Association of America. Vol. I pg.1

2Eves, Howard W. An Introduction to the History of Mathematics with Cultural Connections, Philadelphia, PA: Saunders College, 1990. Sixth Edition. pg. 50

3Chace, A.B., op. cit., Vol. II. All of the following photos are taken from this book. The translations however are due to Peet, T.E., The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, British Museum 10057 and 10058. Introduction, Translation and Commentary. London, 1923.

4Gillings, Richard J. Mathematics in the Times of the Pharaohs Cambridge,Mass: MIT Press, 1972. pg. 141.

5Gillings, R.J., op. cit. pg. 145.

6Smith, D.E, History of Mathematics, New York: Dover, 1958. Vol. I, pp. 78-9.

7Smith, D.E., op.cit., Vol. I, pp. 82-83.

8Smith, D.E., op.cit., Vol. II, pg. 304

9Heath, T.L. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, 2nd Ed., New York: Dover, 1956. Vol 3, pp. 365-6.

10URL: http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/java/elements/bookXII/propXII2.html

11 Taken from Cuomo, S. Ancient Mathematics, London, New York: Rutledge, 2001.


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