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BlackMumba wrote:What do you think caused the ancient egyptians to develop such mathematic skills at such a point in the history time line?
welshnerd wrote:BlackMumba wrote:What do you think caused the ancient egyptians to develop such mathematic skills at such a point in the history time line?
Well Maths obviously developed from menial tasks. Like farming, building. Mass buildings of course require a larger amount of simple maths.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_mathematics#Early_mathematics
The wiki link talk s of how maths dates back as far as 70,000 BC, Babylonians also were great pioneers of Maths.
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