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Mathematics in the History of Civilization

 

October 2006, Volume 12, Issue 3, Page 142

Abstract:
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).

Keywords:
Multicultural
Article
Grades 6-8
Higher Education
Numbers and Operations
Teacher
Modeling
Problem Solving / Problem Posing