THE TABLET PLIMPTON 322

-Plimpton 322 is a Babylonian clay tablet.

-This tablet is believed to have been written around 1800 BC.

-It is composed by four columns and 15 rows numbers.

-This table shows what now is called Pythagorean triples integers a, b, c satisfying a2+ b2=c2.

 

Plimpton 322

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