An introduction to the history of mathematics

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Saunders College Pub., 1983 - Mathematics - 593 pages
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This classic best-seller by a well-known author introduces mathematics history to math and math education majors. Suggested essay topics and problem studies challenge students. CULTURAL CONNECTIONS sections explain the time and culture in which mathematics developed and evolved. Portraits of mathematicians and material on women in mathematics are of special interest.

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5 StarPolygons 8 6 Jordanus and Cusa 8 7 Diirer
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Problem Studies
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TWO BABYLONIAN AND EGYPTIAN MATHEMATICS
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