The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries

The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries

A Brief History in A Cultural Context

eBook - 2014
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Throughout the book, readers take a journey throughout time and observe how people around the world have understood these patterns of quantity, structure, and dimension around them. The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Contex provides a brief overview of the history of mathematics in a very straightforward and understandable manner and also addresses major findings that influenced the development of mathematics as a coherent discipline. This book: Highlights the contributions made by various world cultures including African, Egyptian, Babylonian, Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and pre-Columbian American mathematics Features an approach that is not too rigorous and is ideal for a one-semester course of the history of mathematics.  Includes a Resources and Recommended Reading section for further exploration and has been extensively classroom-tested.
Publisher: Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781118853979
9781118853849
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (168 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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