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A History of Mathematics: Pearson New International Edition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 948

A History of Mathematics: Pearson New International Edition

A History of Mathematics, Third Edition, provides students with a solid background in the history of mathematics and focuses on the most important topics for today’s elementary, high school, and college curricula. Students will gain a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts in their historical context, and future teachers will find this book a valuable resource in developing lesson plans based on the history of each topic. This book is ideal for a junior or senior level course in the history of mathematics for mathematics majors intending to become teachers.

A History of Mathematics (Classic Version)
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 996

A History of Mathematics (Classic Version)

Originally published in 2009, reissued as part of Pearson's modern classic series.

Katz
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 942

Katz

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-11-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

A History of Mathematics, Third Edition, provides students with a solid background in the history of mathematics and focuses on the most important topics for today's elementary, high school, and college curricula. Students will gain a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts in their historical context, and future teachers will find this book a valuable resource in developing lesson plans based on the history of each topic. This book is ideal for a junior or senior level course in the history of mathematics for mathematics majors intending to become teachers.

Using History to Teach Mathematics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 261

Using History to Teach Mathematics

This volume examines how the history of mathematics can find application in the teaching of mathematics itself.

The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 685

The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam

In recent decades it has become obvious that mathematics has always been a worldwide activity. But this is the first book to provide a substantial collection of English translations of key mathematical texts from the five most important ancient and medieval non-Western mathematical cultures, and to put them into full historical and mathematical context. The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam gives English readers a firsthand understanding and appreciation of these cultures' important contributions to world mathematics. The five section authors--Annette Imhausen (Egypt), Eleanor Robson (Mesopotamia), Joseph Dauben (China), Kim Plofker (India), and J. Lennart Berggren (...

Taming the Unknown
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 504

Taming the Unknown

What is algebra? For some, it is an abstract language of x's and y’s. For mathematics majors and professional mathematicians, it is a world of axiomatically defined constructs like groups, rings, and fields. Taming the Unknown considers how these two seemingly different types of algebra evolved and how they relate. Victor Katz and Karen Parshall explore the history of algebra, from its roots in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, China, and India, through its development in the medieval Islamic world and medieval and early modern Europe, to its modern form in the early twentieth century. Defining algebra originally as a collection of techniques for determining unknowns...

Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 592

Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa

Medieval Europe was a meeting place for the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic civilizations, and the fertile intellectual exchange of these cultures can be seen in the mathematical developments of the time. This sourcebook presents original Latin, Hebrew, and Arabic sources of medieval mathematics, and shows their cross-cultural influences. Most of the Hebrew and Arabic sources appear here in translation for the first time. Readers will discover key mathematical revelations, foundational texts, and sophisticated writings by Latin, Hebrew, and Arabic-speaking mathematicians, including Abner of Burgos's elegant arguments proving results on the conchoid—a curve previously unknown in medieval Eur...

Linear Algebra
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 595

Linear Algebra

Fraleigh and Beauregard's text is known for its clear presentation and writing style, mathematical appropriateness, and overall usability. Its inclusion of calculus-related examples, true/false problems, section summaries, integrated applications, and coverage of Cn make it a superb text for the sophomore or junior-level linear algebra course. This Third Edition retains the features that have made it successful over the years, while addressing recent developments of how linear algebra is taught and learned. Key concepts are presented early on, with an emphasis on geometry. KEY TOPICS : Vectors, Matrices, and Linear Systems; Dimension, Rank, and Linear Transformations; Vector Spaces; Determinants; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; Orthogonality; Change of Basis; Eigenvalues: Further Applications and Computations; Complex Scalars; Solving Large Linear Systems MARKET: For all readers interested in linear algebra.

HISTORIA DA MATEMATICA
  • Language: pt

HISTORIA DA MATEMATICA

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: Unknown
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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