Book:Tablet/BM 13901

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Tablet BM $13901$

Tablet BM $13901$ is one of the clay tablets from the Old Babylonian period.


Mathematical text about quadratic equations.


I have added up seven times the side of my square and eleven times the area, [getting] $6; 15$ [that is, $6 \dfrac 1 4$ in modern notation].

The numbers here are base $60$.