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Hey guys I need help finding good resources to help me understand basic to advance math from a developmental point of view, the applied necessities of the inventors of math operations and concepts.

For example the addition operation was invented by a caveman who wanted to know how many bows he had etc.

Then the Babylonians square numbers, and take square roots. But what practical problem required the invention of squares?

I'm trying to think of a problem that would require me to invent the concept of squaring and taking square roots to solve a problem in ancient time.

For example if I saw a star and I wanted to calculate the distance between me and the star what was the thought process in the mind of the person who created the solution to the

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