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Labeled photograph of YBC 7289 identifying inscribed numbers


English: Labeled photograph of the Yale Babylonian Collection's Tablet YBC 7289 obverse (YPM BC 021354). This tablet shows an approximation of the square root of 2 (1 24 51 10 w: sexagesimal) using the Pythagorean theorem for an isosceles triangle. Yale Peabody Museum description: Round tablet. Obv drawing of square with diagonal and inscribed numbers; rev drawing of rectangle with inscribed diagonal but numbers badly preserved and unable to be restored; mathematical text, Pythagorean tablet. Old Babylonian. Clay. obv 10.
العربية: اللوح "واي بي سي 7289" الذي يُعطي القيمة المقربة لـجذر الـ2. مَكتبة جامعة ييل، كنتيكت، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية.
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