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introduction to the history of mathematics

by Howard Whitley Eves

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Published by Saunders College Pub. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHoward Eves ; with cultural connections by Jamie H. Eves.
    SeriesThe Saunders series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA21 .E8 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 775 p. :
    Number of Pages775
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2217754M
    ISBN 100030295580
    LC Control Number89043140

      The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Seventh Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics typically covered in an undergraduate math curriculum or in elementary schools or high Edition: 7.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An introduction to the history of mathematics by Howard Whitley Eves, , Rinehart edition, in EnglishPages:

    Arguably the most famous theorem in all of mathematics, the Pythagorean Theorem has an interesting to the Chinese and the Babylonians more than a millennium before Pythagoras lived, it is a "natural" result that has captivated mankind for years. Book Description McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, Hardback. Condition: New. 7th edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Seventh Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics typically covered in an undergraduate math curriculum or in /5(71).

    Explore the entire history of mathematics with our low-priced books, each designed for years of use. You'll find fascinating works on the origins of Chinese, Greek, and Japanese mathematics; titles by René Descartes, Archimedes, and much more. We also offer all 13 books of Euclid's Elements in three affordable volumes. Synopsis This classic best-seller by a well-known author introduces mathematics history to math and math education majors. Suggested essay topics and problem studies challenge students. CULTURAL CONNECTIONS sections explain the time and culture in which mathematics developed and evolved/5(55).


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Introduction to the history of mathematics by Howard Whitley Eves Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book recommends for it to be studied as a year long course of study and I can see why. It's really important to have studied the college level math courses in order to work through the problems.

An Introduction to the History of Mathematics (Saunders Series)Cited by: The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Seventh Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics typically covered in an undergraduate math curriculum or in elementary schools or high by: The title says "History of Mathematics" but there is little history of mathematics per se in it.

Instead there is some history of things related to mathematics, like when the first math paper was published, when the first dedicated math journal was started, when the first International Congress of Mathematicians was held, and so by:   The book illuminates some of the varied contexts in which This Very Short Introduction explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical practice, ranging from the distant past to the present/5.

The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Sixth Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics 5/5(1).

Mathematics is a fundamental human activity that can be practised and understood in a multitude of ways; indeed, mathematical ideas themselves are far from being fixed, but are adapted and changed by their passage across periods and cultures.

In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant. Robin Wilson introduces us to the history of mathematics.

Indeed, it’s a longer history than most, since the first writing is believed to be numerical. history, or histories of mathematics as constructions which we make to explain the texts which we have, and to relate them to our own ideas.

Such constructions are often controversial, and always provisional; but that is the nature of history. How is Chegg Study better than a printed The History Of Mathematics 7th Edition student solution manual from the bookstore. Our interactive player makes it easy to find solutions to The History Of Mathematics 7th Edition problems you're working on - just go to the chapter for your book.

The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Sixth Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics typically covered in an undergraduate math curriculum or in elementary schools or high tly written in David Burton’s imitable prose, this classic text provides rich historical context to the.

Books shelved as history-of-mathematics: Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics by John Derbyshire, Zero: The.

Stewart's book is more like an introduction to the kinds of math that is taught to math majors (e.g. groups, algebraic topology, analysis), whereas Gowers's book will probably be more appealing to people with a philosophical bent who just want a sample, so to speak, of some mathematical by:   Morris Kline, Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty Kline traces the development of mathematics from its origins when mathematics tolerated a certain amount of hand waving and inexactitude in its proofs, to its search for ultimate logical rigor to t.

“The joy of x” should be beginner's book, because this book introduces us to the wonders of mathematics very simply. It is really a brilliant introduction to mathematics.

For this book, the content Author: Ali Kayaspor. Howard Eves gives you his opinion in the introduction to his classic text: "In the belief that a college course in the history of mathematics should be primarily a mathematics [his italics] course, an effort has been made to inject a considerable amount of genuine mathematics into this book.

It is hoped that a student using this book will learn much mathematics, as well as history.". Cajori's A History of Mathematics () was the first popular presentation of the history of mathematics in the United book covers the period from antiquity to the close of World War I, with major emphasis on advanced mathematics and, in particular, the advanced mathematics of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Mathematics and Art: A cultural history is a masterpiece of integration of mathematical knowledge with their artistic implications and vice versa. Filled with good figures and in-depth information, this book is a must for those who love mathematics and enjoyed the arts.

(34). This classic best-seller by a well-known author introduces mathematics history to math and math education majors. Suggested essay topics and problem studies challenge students.

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS. What this book is not is a short introduction to major events in the history of mathematics. What it IS is a short introduction to larger themes and issues related to the study of mathematics throughout history. I use this book as a supplemental reading in my university History of Mathematics course/5(14).

From BC the Mesopotamian states of Sumer, Akkad and Assyria, together with Ancient Egypt and Ebla began using arithmetic, algebra and geometry for purposes of taxation, commerce, trade and also in the field of astronomy and to formulate calendars and record time.

It was recommended in our syllabus but I found "Katz, Victor J - A history of mathematics_ an introduction (, Pearson Addison-Wesley)" better than it. Although, there should be a more detailed book with more research and extra information. I feel these books are insufficient and we do not see diversity in the working of different civilizations/5.Numeral system --Babylonian and egyptian mathematics --Pythagoran mathematics --Duplication, trisection, and quadrature --Euclid's elements --Greek mathematics after euclid --Hindu and arabian mathematics --European mathematics, to --Dawn of modern mathematics --Analytic geometry and other pre-calculus developments --Calculus and.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.

Contents: Numeral systems --Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics --Pythagorean mathematics --Duplication, trisection, and quadrature --Euclid and his elements --Greek mathematics after Euclid --Chinese, Hindu, and Arabian mathematics --European mathematics, to --The.