## An Introduction to the History of Mathematics |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Number Systems | 7 |

Famous Problems with Euclidean Tools 410 Compasses or Straightedge | 11 |

Copyright | |

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algebra analytic geometry ancient Apollonius approximation Arabian Arabic Archimedes arithmetic astronomy Babylonian base Book Brahmagupta calculus Cartesian century chords circle compasses computing congruent conic sections considered construction coordinates cube cubic equation curve Descartes diameter digit Diophantus discovery divided divisors draw early Egyptian elementary equal Euclid's Elements Euclidean tools Euler Fermat Figure formula fractions given Greek Mathematics Hindu intersection known later Leibniz length line segment logarithms mathematician method method of exhaustion modern multiplication Newton notation number theory numeral system obtained pair Pappus papyrus parabola parallel parallel postulate perpendicular plane positive integers postulate prime number prismatoid Problem Study proof propositions published pyramid Pythagorean theorem Pythagorean triples quadratic equation quadrature quadrilateral radius rational number regular polygon right triangle roots Show sides solution solved sphere spherical straight line straightedge symbols tablet tangent tion treatise trigonometry trisection vertex Vieta volume York