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Culture and math [videorecording] : the Egyptians.

Other Title:
Egyptians
Publication:
Silver Springs, MD : Discovery Communications : New York, NY : Distributed by Insight Media, c2006.
Series:
Discovery school social studies
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 28 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Egyptians -- Civilization.
Egyptians -- Mathematics.
Form/Genre:
Educational films.
Documentary films.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Explore the ancient Egyptian number system, their process of doubling and addition to multiply and divide, expressing fractions in terms of unit fractions, and how a modern-day algorithm relates to Egyptian fractions.
Contents:
Technologies of early Egypt
The ancient Egyptian number system
Pyramid geometry
How pyramids were built
Egyptian multiplication and fractions.
Notes:
Special features: Video index, standard link, teacher resources.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Discovery Communications, Inc.. , Producer
Discovery School (Firm) , Producer
Discovery School Education. , Distributor
Insight Media (Firm) , Distributor
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
1593805438
9781593805432
OCLC:
74175385
Publisher Number:
743252959534
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