The History of Mathematics: An Introduction

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WCB McGraw-Hill, 1999 - Mathematics - 710 pages
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This International Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics text is designed for the junior/senior mathematics major who intends to teach mathematics in high school or college. It concentrates on the history of those topics typically covered in an undergraduate curriculum or in elementary schools or high schools. At least one year of calculus is a prerequisite for this course. This book contains enough material for a 2 semester course but it is flexible enough to be used in the more common 1 semester course.

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Anyone interested in the history of science should try to get their hands on this book. It has been a go-to book for me for the last ten years. There is a lot of propaganda on the web today regarding ... Read full review

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Being a textbook, this is not a book for everyone. However, if you are "into" mathematics, and especially love the history of math and history in general, you'll love it if you put forth the effort ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 2
24
Mathematics in Early Civilizations
31
5 Babylonian Mathematics 58
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