## A History of MathematicsA brief introduction to the history of elementary mathematics. |

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### Contents

Introductory | 3 |

PABT TWO General Mathematics | 10 |

PABT THEEE Interest in Astronomy | 16 |

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15th century abacus Ahmes Alexandria algebra angle answer Arabs Archimedes arithmetic astronomy Babylonians became Brahmagupta calculations calendar called centre circle circumference clocks conic curves decimal fractions decimal place Descartes diameter Diophantus discoveries divided division early earth Egypt Egyptians ellipse equal Eratosthenes Euclid Europe EXAMINATION QUESTIONS BASED Fermat Fibonacci figures Galileo geometry Give Greek Hindus Hipparchus Hippocrates history of mathematics idea important infinitesimal calculus interest introduced invention Isaac Newton Kepler knowledge known later Leibnitz length logarithms mathe mathematicians matics means measure mentioned Mesopotamia method modern moon multiplication Napier notation number system Papyrus Pascal planets problems Pythagoras quadratic equations quantities ratio Recorde remember Robert Recorde Roman rule Sexagesimal showed sides solve square Stifel subtraction Sumerians symbol tables tablets theorem things tion triangle trigonometry TYPICAL EXAMINATION QUESTIONS unit fractions weight Write an essay written wrote zero