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Author:Thompson, Wilkinson; Univ. of Wolverhampton (UK)
Description: Math history: the development of counting systems and notations (includes Egyptian, Sumerian, Babylonian, and Hindu-Arabic numerals); of notation and concepts in algebra; Changing systems of geometry from Euclid to Klein's programme (includes New Geometries, New Worlds, about non-Euclidean geometry); of calculus; of the foundations of mathematics.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Math Topics: Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Calculus (Single Variable), Non-Euclidean Geometry, History and Biography, Logic/Foundations

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