## Mathematical thought from ancient to modern timesThe major creations and developments in mathematics from the beginnings in Babylonia and Egypt through the first few decades of the twentieth century are presented with clarity and precision in this comprehensive historical study. |

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### Contents

Mathematics in Mesopotamia | 3 |

Background 15 2 The Arithmetic 16 3 Algebra and Geometry 18 4 Egyptian | 22 |

Background 24 2 The General Sources 25 3 The Major Schools of the Classical | 51 |

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