Mathematics in the History of Civilization
October 2006, Volume 12, Issue 3, Page 142
This article, in honor of the 100th anniversary of Mathematics Teacher, touches briefly on mathematics and the history of mankind. It surveys the history of numbers and their practical uses, from early representations of integers and fractions to more recent developments of calculus and statistics. Reprinted from Mathematics Teacher 61 (February 1968).
Numbers and Operations
Problem Solving / Problem Posing