The Pyramid & Some Math

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Great Pyramid of Giza – By Nina-No.
If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money.  – Snoop Dogg

I am not of the opinion that discovery and invention must follow a strick progressional path such as A must lead to B and so-on. It is likely that the ancient Egyptians were more than capable of understanding the math and engineering required to raise the Great Pyramid. The use of Phi, Pi and Pythagoras theorem appears to have been used in the pyramids construction well before they were first documented.

The civil engineers understood the math.

I don’t understand the math, so, I’m going to begin a math refresher and document some of it here.


Computing & Games Timeline:

By 2300 BCE, The worlds first mechanical calculator was invented. The abacus was most helpful in combating tedious calculation.

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