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Sources:
A Remarkable Collection of Babylonian Mathematical Texts, Jöran Friberg, Springer (2007): https://www.ams.org/notices/200809/tx…
A great introduction to the number system and tablets by Insights into Mathematics (authors of relevant papers mentioned in this video): https://youtu.be/J5Ug3Cr8RUE
Australian mathematician discovers applied geometry engraved on 3,700-year-old tablet: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2…
YBC 7289: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YBC_7289
Plimpton 322: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plimpto…
Original tablet images: https://cdli.ucla.edu/search/search_r…

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