The oldest example of compound interest in Sumer: Seventh power of four-thirds

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Muroi, Kazuo;
(2015)
  • Subject: Mathematics - History and Overview

In the present paper I shall clarify that the origin of compound interest goes back 4400 years to Sumer by showing the Sumerian scribe of Enmetena Foundation Cone calculated seventh power of four-thirds.
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