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In Section 13 Sachs demonstrates the use of “The Technique” for finding the reciprocal of a regular sexagesimal number c = 5,3,24,26;40. This paper demonstrates finding 1/c using a three tablet abacus; a procedure that can be used even with non-regular sexagesimal numbers.

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current18:54, 31 August 2015 (949 KB)Sks23cu (talk | contribs)In Section 13 Sachs demonstrates the use of “The Technique” for finding the reciprocal of a regular sexagesimal number c = 5,3,24,26;40. This paper demonstrates finding 1/c using a three tablet abacus; a procedure that can be used even with non-reg...
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