Plimpton 322: The Ancient Roots of Modern Mathematics
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|A video documentary of our mathematical ideas from ancient cultures in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, and how they remain relevant in modern society and technology. The 33-minute film includes footage of a 4,000-year-old cuneiform tablet known as Plimpton 322, which was excavated in modern-day Iraq around 1920.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||History and Biography|
|Math Ed Topics:||Minorities|
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