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History of mathematics

Vol. 1

by David E. Smith (undifferentiated)

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mathematics,
  • History & Philosophy,
  • Mathematics / General,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGeneral Survey of the History of Elementary Mathematics
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages618
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7634830M
    ISBN 100486204294
    ISBN 109780486204291

    The followers of Pythagoras are also able to prove that whatever the shape of a triangle, its three angles always add up to the sum of two right History of mathematics book degrees. Geometry problem on a clay tablet belonging to a school for scribes; Susafirst half of the 2nd millennium BCE In contrast to the sparsity of sources in Egyptian mathematicsour knowledge of Babylonian mathematics is derived from more than clay tablets unearthed since the s. A selection of titles from his surviving treatises suggests well his range of interests: On the Sphere and the Cylinder; On Conoids and Spheroids; On Spirals; The Quadrature of the Parabola; or, closer to one of his practical discoveries, On Floating Bodies. The very first device for counting numbers was, of course, the human hand and fingers represented quantities.

    Part 1[ edit ] Part 1 of the book is dived into chapters. Ten has been the basis of most counting systems in history. Moffatt, Michael. The second part, we are told, is devoted to algebra and the third part contains the history of geometry, trigonometry, calculus and various other topics such as magic squares, theory of series and permutations and combinations. William Playfair is generally viewed as the inventor of most graphical forms used to display data, including line plots, the bar chart, and the pie chart.

    The second part, we are told, is devoted to algebra History of mathematics book the third part contains the history of geometry, trigonometry, calculus and various other topics such as magic squares, theory of series and permutations and combinations. In these pages the term Mathematics will be limited to the domain of pure science. The amount of biographical details and of mathematics that he has compressed into a volume of pages is extraordinary Katz, Addison-Wesley, third edition, His studies were thorough and fully documented. From this we derive the modern day usage of 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, and 60 x 6 degrees in a circle.


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Gittleman, Arthur. Mathematics: its spirit and evolution. The fame of Archimedes in history and legend derives largely from his practical inventions and discoveries, but he himself regards History of mathematics book as trivial compared to his work in pure geometry.

But it achieves its widest influence through the Arabic transmission of Greek culture. Baumgart, John K. A typical Babylonian maths question will be expressed in geometrical terms, but the nature of its solution is essentially algebraic see a Babylonian maths question.

Oxford University Press, Oxford, This History is as yet incomplete. It contains brainteasers such as problem - What is the size of the heap if the heap and one seventh of the heap amount to 19?

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Reviewed: Sarton, G. A concise history of mathematics. I would like to say History of mathematics book the book before us certainly contains an abundance of material for the history of Hindu mathematics, but the material presented has to be used with caution.

North Holland, Amsterdam, Some of these appear to be graded homework. Greek mathematicians, by contrast, used deductive reasoning. The circumference of the earth: calculated c. The followers of Pythagoras are also able to prove that whatever the shape of a triangle, its three angles always add up to the sum of two right angles degrees.

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History of Mathematics. The titles in this series offer compelling historical perspectives on the individuals and communities that have profoundly influenced mathematics development. Each book constitutes a valuable addition to an historical or mathematical History of mathematics book collection.

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This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is Aug 11, and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Oxford University Press and has a total of pages in the 42comusa.com: History of Mathematics. The titles in this series offer compelling historical perspectives on the individuals and communities that have profoundly influenced mathematics development.

Each book constitutes a valuable addition to an historical or mathematical book collection. Volumes 4 through 39 were co-published with the London Mathematical.This book fills up a major deficiency in the organization of the complete history ebook Hindu Mathematics, by giving a comprehensive account of the growth and development of the science of mathematics in India from the earliest known times down to the seventeenth century of the Christian era.