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History of Mathematics

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Book cover: Indian MathematicsIndian Mathematics
by - Thacker, Spink & Co. ,
'Indian Mathematics' by George Rusby Kaye is a classic text on the history of mathematics in India. It clarifies the contributions of Hindu mathematicians and traces the exchange of mathematical ideas in the ancient world ...
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Book cover: Greek Geometry from Thales to EuclidGreek Geometry from Thales to Euclid
by - Dublin University Press ,
The founders of Greek philosophy -- Thales and Pythagoras -- were also the founders of Greek Science, and from the time of Thales to that of Euclid, the development of science was, for the most part, the work of the Greek philosophers ...
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Book cover: A Brief History of MathematicsA Brief History of Mathematics
by - Open Court Publishing Company ,
The book is intended to give students of mathematics an historical survey of the elementary parts of this science and to furnish the teacher of the elements opportunity to review connectedly points for the most part long familiar to him.
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Book cover: A Short History of Greek MathematicsA Short History of Greek Mathematics
by - Cambridge University Press ,
Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematics, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors ...
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Book cover: ArchimedesArchimedes
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History and tradition know Archimedes almost exclusively as the inventor of a number of ingenious mechanical appliances. Few have any acquaintance with the details of the original discoveries in mathematics of the greatest mathematician of antiquity.
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Book cover: A History of Greek MathematicsA History of Greek Mathematics
by - Clarendon Press ,
It is the author's confident hope that this book will give a fresh interest to the story of Greek mathematics in the eyes both of mathematicians and of classical scholars. Greek mathematics reveals an important aspect of the Greek genius.
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Book cover: An Episodic History of MathematicsAn Episodic History of Mathematics
by - Mathematical Association of America ,
A series of snapshots of the history of mathematics from ancient times to the twentieth century. The intent is to give the reader a sense of mathematical culture and history. The book abounds with stories, and personalities play a strong role.
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Book cover: Men of MathematicsMen of Mathematics
by - Archive.org ,
Nature Professor E. T. Bell has written a fascinating book. The amount of biographical details and of mathematics that he has compressed into a volume of 600 pages is extraordinary ... he carries the reader along; he whets the appetite.
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Book cover: The Story of EuclidThe Story of Euclid
by - George Newnes ,
Euclid was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the 'Father of Geometry'. His Elements is one of the most influential works in the history of mathematics, serving as the main textbook for teaching mathematics until the early 20th century.
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Book cover: Vedic MathematicsVedic Mathematics
by - Automaton ,
In traditional Hinduism, the Vedas are considered divine in origin and are assumed to be revelations from God. In this book the authors probe into Vedic Mathematics and explore if it is really Vedic in origin or Mathematics in content.
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Book cover: A Short Account of the History of MathematicsA Short Account of the History of Mathematics
by - Dover Publications ,
This is the classic resource on the history of mathematics providing a deeper understanding of the subject and how it has impacted our culture. From the early Greek influences to the middle ages and the renaissance to the end of the 19th-century.
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Book cover: A History of MathematicsA History of Mathematics
by - The MacMillan Company ,
The history of mathematics is important as a valuable contribution to the history of civilization. Human progress is closely identified with scientific thought. Mathematical and physical researches are a reliable record of intellectual progress.
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Book cover: Ten British MathematiciansTen British Mathematicians
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Ten British mathematicians: George Peacock, Augustus De Morgan, Sir William Rowan Hamilton, George Boole, Arthur Cayley, William Kingdon Clifford, Henry John Stephen Smith, James Joseph Sylvester, Thomas Penyngton Kirkman, Isaac Todhunter.
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Book cover: History of Modern MathematicsHistory of Modern Mathematics
by - Columbia University ,
This is an outline of the prominent movements in mathematics, presenting a few of the leading names, and calling attention to some of the bibliography of the subject. In these pages the term Mathematics will be limited to the domain of pure science.
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Book cover: Lectures on the History of MathematicsLectures on the History of Mathematics
by - Texas A&M University ,
Exploring the concepts, ideas, and results of mathematics is a fascinating topic. In this course you will see firsthand many of the results that have made what mathematics is today and meet the mathematicians that created them.
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Book cover: The Pythagorean Theorem: Crown Jewel of MathematicsThe Pythagorean Theorem: Crown Jewel of Mathematics
by - AuthorHouse ,
The book chronologically traces the Pythagorean theorem from the beginning, through 4000 years of Pythagorean proofs. The text presents some classic puzzles, amusements, and applications. An epilogue summarizes the importance of the theorem.
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Book cover: A Century of Mathematics in AmericaA Century of Mathematics in America
by - American Mathematical Society ,
In 100 years the American mathematical community has grown to an influential group that sets the standard for the rest of the world. This book in three volumes depicts the political and mathematical forces that have shaped the AMS in the past century.
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Book cover: A History Of The Mathematical Theory Of ProbabilityA History Of The Mathematical Theory Of Probability
by - Kessinger Publishing, LLC ,
History of the probability theory from the time of Pascal to that of Laplace (1865). Todhunter gave a close account of the difficulties involved and the solutions offered by each investigator. His studies were thorough and fully documented.
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