### Tablet. Obv drawing of trapezoid with inscribed numbers to show how area is calculated; rev drawing of a trapezoid without inscribed numbers; mathematical text. Old Babylonian. Clay. Area found by formula A = h (b1+b2)/2.

Catalog Number: | YPM BC 021355 |
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Original Number: | YBC 07290 |

Department: | Anthropology: Babylonian Collection |

Summary Data: | Tablet. Obv drawing of trapezoid with inscribed numbers to show how area is calculated; rev drawing of a trapezoid without inscribed numbers; mathematical text. Old Babylonian. Clay. Area found by formula A = h (b1+b2)/2. |

Description: | BC number 21355; Babylonian Collection; date: nd; genre: scientific; primary publication: MCT 44 (T); citations: cf MCT 44; CMT 257; original catalog number YBC 07290 7290 |

Materials: | clay |

Function: | tablet |

Culture Period: | Old Babylonian |

Primary Publication: | MCT 44 (T) |

CDLI URL(s): | http://cdli.ucla.edu/P255049 |

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BC.021355 Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: photo by Wagensonner, K., 2020 http://hdl.handle.net/10079/8931zqj ; metadata updated 2020-03-25 16:24:15