## A concise history of mathematics, Volumes 1-2 |

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### Contents

The Beginnings | 1 |

Geometrical Patterns Developed by American Indians | 6 |

The Ancient Orient | 13 |

Copyright | |

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algebra ancient antiquity Apollonios appeared Arabic Archimedes arithmetic astronomy Babylonian mathematics became Bernoulli calculus calculus of variations Cantor Cauchy century A.D. circle classical complex numbers computational conception conic cubic cubic equations curves D’Alembert date back decimal deﬁned deﬁnite Descartes developed differential equations Diophantos discovery Egyptian Egyptian mathematics Euclid Euclidean Eudoxos Euler existence ﬁgures ﬁnd ﬁnite ﬁrst fractions functions Gauss Greek mathematics Hellenistic Hindu Hindu-Arabic numerals history of mathematics ideas Indian inﬁnite inﬁnitesimals inﬂuence integral known Lagrange Laplace later Leibniz mathe mathematicians matics method modern Newton Nineteenth Century notation number theory Oriental papers Paris Pascal period place value plane problems projective geometry published Pythagorean quadratic quadratic equations rational Riemann rigorous Roman Empire scientiﬁc sexagesimal so-called solution solved square symbols T. L. Heath texts theorem tion tradition translation triangle trigonometry vols Weierstrass Western Zeno’s