The Babylonian tablet is suspected of being the oldest example of the use of applied geometry

In this document Pythagorean triples might have been used a thousand years before Pythagoras Evidence has been found on a Babylonian tablet that the ancient inhabitants of Mesopotamia knew the basics of trigonometry a thousand years before Pythagoras, that is, 3,700 years ago. The results of the study were published by the scientific journal Foundations of Science. "The tablet is a cadastral...
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