This one-credit course introduces students to a survey of the history of mathematics, including the background of famous mathematicians from ancient to modern times and their specific contributions to mathematics. The format and content of the course is conceptual rather than technical.
This undergraduate course is 2 weeks.
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Topics and Objectives
The Mathematics of Ancient Civilizations
- Describe the mathematical events, achievements, and figures of ancient civilizations.
Mathematics from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century
- Describe the mathematical events, achievements, and figures from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century.
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