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Description: Notes from a History of Mathematics course given at the Univ. of South Australia and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education project. Topics include a chronological study of the development of number from a European and Eastern perspective; the development of other branches of mathematics, including the calculus, from 1500 AD (The Middle Ages, the Renaissance); the linking of mathematics with philosophy, science and politics in its development; and pedagogic aspects of the history of mathematics. Women in mathematics, Counting and Number, Chinese Contributions, The Bernoulli Family, Origin of Mathematical Symbols.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Math Topics: History and Biography

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