Math Through the Ages

An informal and accessible overview of the history of mathematics.

Math Through the Ages

An informal and accessible overview of the history of mathematics.

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Math Through the Ages
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: William P. Berlinghoff, Fernando Q. Gouvêa
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-09 - Publisher: MAA

An informal and accessible overview of the history of mathematics.
Math Through the Ages
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: William P. Berlinghoff, Fernando Q. Gouvea
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-20 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

"This is a beautiful, important book, a pleasure to read, in which the history recounted truly illuminates the mathematical ideas, and the ideas themselves are superbly explained; a wonderful accomplishment." — Barry Mazur, Harvard University "Math Through the Ages is a treasure, one of the best history of math books
Math through the Ages: A Gentle History for Teachers and Others Expanded Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: William P. Berlinghoff, Fernando Q. Gouvêa
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-29 - Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

Where did math come from? Who thought up all those algebra symbols, and why? What is the story behind π π? … negative numbers? … the metric system? … quadratic equations? … sine and cosine? … logs? The 30 independent historical sketches in Math through the Ages answer these questions
The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Brian Evans
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-24 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Throughout the book, readers take a journey throughout time and observe how people around the world have understood these patterns of quantity, structure, and dimension around them. The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Contex provides a brief overview of the history of mathematics
Math Through the Ages
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: William P. Berlinghoff, Fernando Gouvea
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

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