Archive for History of Exact Sciences

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 69–72 | Cite as

Anthyphairetic ratio and Eudoxan proportion

  • D. H. Fowler
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. H. Fowler
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  1. 1.Mathematics InstituteUniversity of WarwickCoventry

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