Go forth and multiply!!

3x9Were you traumatized by having to memorize multiplication tables in elementary or middle school? You may be gratified to know that you are not alone! More seriously the following article reveals the quite amazing historical discovery of a decimal multiplication table hidden in 2300 year old Chinese bamboo strips. Read more here:

http://www.nature.com/news/ancient-times-table-hidden-in-chinese-bamboo-strips-1.14482

 

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