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Greek Mathematics and its Modern Heirs

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Visit this site: http://sunsite.unc.edu/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/d-mathematics/Greek_math.html

Author:SunSITE's Vatican Exhibit; Library of Congress
Description: Classical roots of the scientific revolution. An essay on the history of Greek Math, with sample math problems. Covers Euclid's Elements and Optics, Archimedes' Works, Piero della Francesca's De quinque corporibus regularibus, and links to Ptolemy's Geography and Greek Astronomy.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Books
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Number Theory, Art, Astronomy, Mechanics of Solids, Optics

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