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Dividing by 1-Digit Numbers Around the World

Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the Math World feature for this chapter.

Leap Year / Leap Day
This Web site by Andrew Starr is a collection of related links on leap seconds, leap day, and leap year. Follow these links for information.
http://www.emailman.com/leapday/

Ancient Egyptian Math Texts
Read about two Egyptian mathematical texts which have survived the ages. Learn about the achievements recorded in these scrolls, and find relevant information about Egyptian culture. This is part of the History of Mathematics in Africa Web site.
http://saxakali.com/COLOR_ASP/historymaf2.htm

Ancient Egyptian Mathematics
Learn about the Egyptian number system and Egyptian computational methods used in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. This site is hosted by the University of St Andrews, Scotland.
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Indexes/Egyptians.html

Pieces of Eight
You can find details about the coin known as a "piece of eight," a "Spanish Milled Dollar," or "eight reales" at this site.
http://www.coins.nd.edu/ColCoin/FAQ/eightreales.html


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