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Taxicab Geometry Project C
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Chapter 6 Further Applications to Urban Geography Further Applications to Urban Geography Taxicab geometry is a better mathematical model than Euclidean geometry for solving problems in urban geography. In some ways, taxicab geometry is a much simpl

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e. (2), (3), and (4) 0 A: e. (2), (3), and (4) 0T= 2 Comprehension D= 4 General _ _ Q#21962 (3315) Item is still being reviewed Multiple Choice Indicate which of the given is an invalid explanation for the occurrence of a large value for the ttest

Statistics Questions 2
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Chapter 1 For each question, select the button next to your answer. When you've completed the test, click "Submit for Grade" in order to see your results. 1. Which of the following data sets is of the discrete ratio type? The related political eve

Taxicab
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Taxicab Geometry Eugene F. Krause, Taxicab Geometry, AddisonWesley, Menlo Park, 1975. Martin Gardner, "Mathematical Games", Scientific American, 243 (Nov. 1980), pp. 1830. Taxicab Angles and Trigonometry http:/www.physics.orst.edu/~tevian/taxic

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the barrel. If this experiment is done seven times, what is the probability that exactly four of the drawings result in red slips? In Exercises 1922, assume that the birth rate for boys is approximately 49%. Assume further that each birth is indepe

Future
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Slightly adapted version of Plenary presented at the SOSI Geometry Imperfect Conference, 24 October 1996, UNISA, Pretoria. The Future of Secondary School Geometry Michael de Villiers Mathematics Education, University of DurbanWestville Introductio

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EXERCISES 4. 7 In Exercises 16, assume that three playing cards are dealt from a thoroughly shuffled standard deck. 1. What is the probability that the first card is a heart? 2. What is the probability that the second card is a heart? 3. If the

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(a) Let each digit in the table stand for one person in this population. Digits 0 to 5 stand for people who bought a lottery ticket, and 6 to 9 stand for people who did not. Why does looking at one digit from Table 7.1 simulate drawing one person at

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EXERCISES 4.6 In Exercises 18, assume that E and F are mu tually exclusive events of a sample space S. If P(E) = .45 and P(F) = .30, compute: 1. p(EnF) 2. P(EUF) 3. P(E') 4. P(F') 5. p(EnE') 6. P(EUE') 7. p(E'nF) 8. P(E'UF) In Exercises 914, a

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account for this pattern. A relationship that holds for each group within a population need not hold for the population as a whole. In fact, the relationship can even change direction. Chapter Review 45. How well does the income of a college studen

Magic With Mayan Math
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s h a n n o n r. o v e r b a y a n d M a r y J e an b r o d Magic with Mayan Math tion is quite sophisticated, yet the basics are beautifully simple. it is an appealing system to teach to students of almost any age. Mayan numerals are composed of o

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(b) 96, 118, 122.9, 130, 145. (c) 96, 118, 123.5, 130, 145. 12. To make a boxplot of a distribution, you must know (a) all of the individual observations. (b) the mean and the standard deviation. (c) the fivenumber summary. 13. The standard devi

The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus
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Review: [Untitled] Reviewed Work(s): The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus. by A. B. Chace; H. P. Manning; R. C. Archibald; L. Bull Florian Cajori The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 37, No. 4. (Apr., 1930), pp. 189191. Stable URL: http:/links.jstor.or

14 ConfidenceIntervals
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Confidence Interval Estimation 1 Topics Estimation process Point estimates Interval estimates Confidence interval estimation for the mean ( known) Determining sample size Confidence interval estimation for the mean ( unknown) 2 Topics (cont

Occurrence Of Conics
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OCCURRENCE OF THE CONICS Mathematicians have a habit of studying, just for the fun of it, things that seem utterly useless; then centuries later their studies turn out to have enormous scientific value. There is no better example of this than the wor

FAPP Chap 13 Fair Division
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For All Practical Purposes Chapter 13: Fair Division Review Vocabulary Adjusted winner procedure  A fairdivision procedure introduced by Steven Brams and Alan Taylor in 1993. It works only for two players, and begins by having each player independe

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~. and divide by 18. Then enter the data into your calculator and use the calculator's XC button to obtain the mean. Verify that you get the same result. i, (b) Your stemplot of the scores (Exercise 9) ; suggests that the score 200 is an outlier.

C912 Key
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Chapter 9 1. Minority rule satisfies condition (1): An exchange of marked ballots between two voters leaves the number of votes for each candidate unchanged, so whichever candidate won on the basis of having fewer votes before the exchange still has

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11. The participant prefers the Playstation 2 system. 12. The participant prefers the Microsoft Xbox, given that the person is between the age~ of 13 and 18. 13. The participant prefers Nintendo GameCube, given that the person is between the ages o

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SKILLS CHECK 1. You have data for many families on the parents' income and the years of education their eldest child completes. When you make a scatte~lot, the explanatory variable on the x aXlS (a) is parents' income. (b) is years of education.

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34. Find the probability that a student will be absent four days in a row. In Exercises 3538,' determine whether the events are independent. 35. A single die is rolled and then rolled a second time. I. 36. Numbered balls are pulled from a bin one

Egyptianfractions
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www.mathsisgoodforyou.com Worksheet on unit fractions Teacher Student Class Egyptian Unit Fractions You can see more about the Egyptian unit fractions at http:/www.mathsisgoodforyou.com/topicsPages/egyptianmaths/unitfractions.htm. The Egyptians use

Exercise 5
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Cryptography, winter 2006 P ROF. D R . W ERNER S CHINDLER , D IPL .I NF. D ANIEL L OEBENBERGER Exercise 5.1 (Repetition: Feistel Cipher). mp ute r Exercise 5.2 (2DES). C ose Exercise 5.3 (2round DES). (ii) Assume that {1, 2}. A tradeoff of t

Conditional Probability Worksheet
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Conditional Probability Worksheet EXAMPLE 4 . Drug Testing and Conditional Probability Suppose that a company claims it has a test that is 95% effective in determining whether an athlete is using a steroid. That is, if an athlete is using a steroid,

TMMEv2n1a5
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TMME, Vol2, no.1, p.38 Taxi Cab Geometry: History and Applications Chip Reinhardt Stevensville High School, Stevensville, Montana Paper submitted: December 9, 2003 Accepted with revisions: 27. July 2004 We will explore three real life situations pr

NeutralGeometrTheoremshandout
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Neutral Geometry Theorems Definition A quadrilateral is a rectangle if each angle is a right angle. NG1 (Saccheri Legendre) The angle sum of any triangle is less than or equal to 180. (No proof given) NG2 If one rectangle exists, then there exists

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Use your calculator: What is the correlation between x andy? (a) About 0.17 (b) About 0.91 (c) About 0.96 19. Look again at the coffee data in the previous exercise. Use your calculator: The equation of the leastsquares regression line for predict

LN30
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Cryptography Lecture 30 3/26/2007 Sung Y. Song IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY Math/CprE/InfAs 533 CRYPTOGRAPHY L30 RSA Cryptosystem and Rabin System 1 Recall: RSA encryption Bob encrypts a message x, 0 x n  1 for Alice: obtain Alice's public key (

ExplainingLogarithms
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Explaining Logarithms Common Logarithms of Numbers 5 0212 0607 0969 1303 1614 1903 2175 2430 2672 2900 3118 3324 3522 3711 3892 4065 4232 4393 4548 4698 6 0253 0645 1004 1335 1644 1931 2201 2455 2695 2923 7 0294 0682 1038 1367 1673 1959 2227 2480 271

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~ SKillS CH ECK 1. An opinion poll contacts 1161 adults and asks them, "Which political party do you think has better ideas for leading the country in the twenty first century?" In all, 696 of the 1161 say, "The Democrats." The sample in this sett

Flaws In Euclid
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Flaws in Euclid's Postulates Euclid takes existence of points for granted, never stating such existence as a postulate. In Hilbert's system these assumptions are stated in axiom I2 and I3. Euclid takes betweenness and line separation for granted, n

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Exam Name_ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Find the mean for the given sample data. 1) Bill kept track of the number of hours he spent exercising each week. The results for four

Greek Timelines
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Timeline of the Greek Civilization The Bronze Age  3,000 BC to 1100 BC 2000 2,000 1700 1,700 1400 1,400 1200 1,200 1150 1,150 1150 1,150  1,700 BC Mycenean enter mainland Greece.  1,500 BC The height of Minoan Civilization is reached. BC Th

Reg.ls.sol
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Multiple Choice Questions Least squares 1. Given that we have collected pairs of observations on two variables X and Y , we would consider fitting a straight line with X as an explanatory variable if: (a) the change in Y is an additive constant. (b)

Basic Group Theory II
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Basic Group Theory II 6. Subgroups 6. Subgroups In the Marching Group we can limit our commands to two: "Attention!" and "About Face!" That would give us a group with the Cayley table as follows: g A B A B A B B A 6. Subgroups But we have seen t

MSNT
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MATHEMATICS OF PATTERNS: NUMBER THEORY Notes What Is Number Theory? Number theory is basically the investigation of patterns and relationships in the natural numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, . . . ) It first began as a specialized discipline of mathematics in t

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10. A clinical trial compares an antidepression medicine with a placebo for relief of chronic " headaches. There are 36 headache patients available to serve as subjects. To choose 18 patients to receive the medicine, you would (a) assign labels 01

History Of Logarithms 2
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Napier's Bones, Logarithm, and Slide Rule Lecture Six 1 Outline Medieval Mathematics Napier's bones for multiplication and GenailleLucas Rulers Logarithm Slide Rules 2 The Dark Age After the fall of Roman Empire (about 400 AD), Europe w

The School Of Athens
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The School Of Athens, Raphael (14831520) Scuola di Atene, Raffaello Sanzio The School of Athens portrays Plato, Aristotle, and other ancient philosophers engaged in philosophic inquiry School of Athens related sites: School of Athens (Scuola di Ate

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an icicle's length the time it has been growing. Use your line to predict the time that an icicle 15 centimeters long has been growing. There is just one fco"elation between two variables, but there are two , different leastsquares lines, depending

Worksheet Truth Tables
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Truth Tables Worksheet Construct a truth table for each of the following. 1. ( q p) q ( 2. p p q ) 3. 4. q ( p q ) ( p ) q ( p ) ( p q ) 5. p ) ) ( q ( r q 6. ) ( r q ) r ( p q Use a truth table to show that

Worksheet Symbolic Propositions
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Symbolic Propositions Worksheet Negations Symbolize the following statements using the symbolization key provided. A: Abe will make dinner B: Betty will make dinner (a) Abe will not make dinner. (b) It would be false to say that Betty will make din

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attitudes toward alcohol. You have given every student at the party the same chance to be interviewed: What is that chance? Why is your sample not an SRS? Cautions About Samp1e Surveys . 15. An opinion poll calls 1800 randomly chosen residential t

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. IVleasurements on many people show that the correlation (a) between the heights of fathers and the heights of their adult sons is about  . (b) between the heights of husbands and the heights of their wives is about  . (c) between the heig

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Worksheet Euler Diagrams
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Euler Diagrams In Exercises 1  20, use an Euler diagram to determine whether the argument is valid or invalid. 1. All frogs are poetical. Kermit is a frog. Kermit is poetical. 2. All Oreo cookies have a filling. All Fig Newtons have a filling. All

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EXERCISES . Challenge. Discuss Samp1ing 1. A Gallup poll asked, "Do you think the U.S. should take the leading role in world affairs, take a major role but not the leading role, take a minor role, or take no role at all ig world affairs?" Gallup's

Joys And Virtues Of Obsolete Technologies
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Joys and virtues of obsolete technologies Steven F. Bellenot Department of Mathematics Florida State University Math Tech, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, Feb 23, 2007 Steven F. Bellenot Joys and virtues of obsolete technologies Obsolete

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on (d) A student's scores on the SAT math exam and the SAT verbal exam. Scatterp1ots 2. Figure 6.9 shows the calories and salt content (milligrams of sodium) in 17 brands of meat hot dogs. Describe the overall pattern (form, direction, and strengt

Statprobtest9
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Exam Name_ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Find the mean for the given sample data. 1) Frank's Furniture employees earned the following amounts last week: $289.00 $325.36 $470.72

16.1_project
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Course: Introduction To Mathematical Thought
Chapter 16 Voting and Apportionment 16.1 The Possibilities of Voting Prepared by: Yvonne Bennett Math 124 The problem: A senator invited one person from each of the 21 counties in her state to a weekend workshop. The senator asked the attendees to rank th

Introducing Minkowski Geometry
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A short paper for the Topic Study Group 10 at ICME10, Copenhagen July 2004 Introducing Minkowskigeometry using Dynamic Geometry Programs Bjrn Felsager, Haslev Gymnasium & HF, Denmark Bjoern.Felsager@haslevgym.dk The traditional historical approach t

Probability Worksheet C
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EXAMPLE 4 . Drug Testing and Conditional Probability Suppose that a company claims it has a test that is 95% effective in determining whether an athlete is using a steroid. That is, if an athlete is using a steroid, the test will be positive 95% of t

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D= 3 General 1 762 Q# 7621 (2306) Based upon item submitted by J. Warren  UNH Definition DEGREESOFFREEDOM BASICTERMS/STATS I650I ANOVA PARAMETRIC STATISTICS 0 Q: Define the following term and give an example of its use. Your example should not be o

Flaws In Euclid
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Flaws in Euclid's Postulates Euclid takes existence of points for granted, never stating such existence as a postulate. In Hilbert's system these assumptions are stated in axiom I2 and I3. Euclid takes betweenness and line separation for granted, n

Expectation Worksheet B
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Expectation Worksheet 1. The outcomes of an experiment and the probability of outcome are given in the table below. Compute the expectation for this experiment. Outcome 30 40 50 60 70 Probability 0.15 0.20 0.40 0.05 0.20 2. The outcomes of an experi

HW6
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Cryptography Homework Set 6 CprE/InfAs/Math533 Spring 2007 Offcampus April 4. Due: Oncampus March 28; Recall. Let be a primitive element in the Galois field F23 . Then, we have F23 = {0, 1, , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 } which can be represented, using

Counting Probability Questions
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Counting Probability Questions http:/www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/sci_tech/math/statistics_and_probability.html These will be basic probability questions based on picking cards from a standard 52 card deck. Be careful, some questions involve conditional

Stats26
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pregnancies from conception to birth varies according to a roughly normal distribution, with mean 336 days and standard deviation 3 days. Use the 689599.7 rule to answer the following questions. (a) Almost all (99.7%) horse pregnancies fall in wha

CryptoNotes1
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Lecture Notes: Cryptography Part 1 A cryptographer encodes messages (typically texts in some standard language; we will stick to English here) before they are transmitted (by courier, over radio, now over the internet, .) so that even if the encrypt

NotesTheGreeks
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Notes The Greeks Thales of Miletus (624547 BC) Philosopher/ Mathematician Predicted solar eclipse in 585 BC, measured height of pyramids, distance of ships at sea, put deductive logic into geometry?, Five Fundamental Geometric Proofs; A circle is

Projective Geometry
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PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY BY OSWALD VEBLEN PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY AND JOHN WESLEY YOUNG PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE VOLUME I GINN AND COMPANY BOSTON NEW YORK DALLAS ATLANTA LONDON CHICAGO SAN FRANCISCO COLU

C02 Residue Numbers And The Limits Fast Arithmetic
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Exam Name_ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Find the mean for the given sample data. 1) Bill kept track of the number of hours he spent exercising each week. The results for four months

MIChapter 9 Geometry
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Mathematical Ideas, Expanded Edition, 10/E Chapter 9. Geometry. 9.1 Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles. For Intersecting Lines vertical angles , a c b d A transversal is a line that crosses two other lines (normally parallel lines) For Parallel

PracticeExam1
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Name:_ February 14th, 2008 Exam #1 Section 1 (10 points) Use set builder notation {x  . } to represent each set. 1. {2, 4, 6, 8, .} = {x  x is an even natural number} 2. {.1, 1, 3, 5, .}= {x  x is an integer} 3. {2, 4, 8, 16, .} = {x  x is a na

Test3StudyGuide
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Test 3 Study Guide Section 5.1 Determine whether a given number prime or composite. Remember that you need only check divisibility by primes less than the square root of the given number. Section 5.2 Find the prime factorization of a given number. Us

CARIBBEAN STUD POKER
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CARIBBEAN STUD POKER 1. The Basic Game The game is played on a table which looks like a Blackjack table, except that each spot has two boxes in front of it, marked ante and bet. To play, place a chip at least equal to the minimum bet in the spot mar

Ascent 2 Harvest Of The Seasons
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The Ascent of Man Jacob Bronowski, Little, Brown and Company, Boston/Toronto, 1974 Chapter 2 THE HARVEST OF THE SEASONS . The history of man is divided very unequally. First there is his biological evolution: all the steps that separate us from our a

NotesTheGreeks
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Notes The Greeks Thales of Miletus (624547 BC) Philosopher/ Mathematician Predicted solar eclipse in 585 BC, measured height of pyramids, distance of ships at sea, put deductive logic into geometry?, Five Fundamental Geometric Proofs; A circle is

Conics
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Conic sections In this unit we study the conic sections. These are the curves obtained when a cone is cut by a plane. We find the equations of one of these curves, the parabola, by using an alternative description in terms of points whose distances f

MSChap 2 Number Theory
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MATHEMATICS OF PATTERNS: NUMBER THEORY Notes What Is Number Theory? Number theory is basically the investigation of patterns and relationships in the natural numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, . . . ). It first began as a specialized discipline of mathematics in t