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Topic: Mexican Mathematics
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Re: Mexican Mathematics
Posted: Feb 26, 2005 9:40 PM
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There are plenty of names. Some of them include: Fray Diego Rodriguez,
Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Enrico Martinez, Bartolache, etc.

On Sat, 26 Feb 2005, Thoma Lile wrote:

> I teach mathematics to American Hispanics most of whom are Mexican immigrants.
> In an effort to connect excellence in mathematics to my students' culture and
> history, I want to integrate Mexican and Latin American mathematics history
> with my curriculum. Can anyone on the list provide me names of Mexican or
> Latin American mathematicians--preferably from the past few hundred years? My
> students are not connecting with Mayans at all, so I am looking for more
> recent examples.
> Thank you.
> Thoma Lile
> Fort Worth, TX

Personal address/Direccion personal
Dr. Alejandro R. Garciadiego
Caravaggio 24
Col. Nonoalco Mixcoac
Del. Benito Juarez
03700 Mexico, D. F.

Phone: ... (5255) 5563 7110
Fax: ..... (5255) 5563 7100

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