Amanda Murray
History of Math
September 22, 2015
Homework #2
MTA pg 77
1.) Each of the following expressions is written in the notation of the person named.
Translate then into modern notation and note the country in which the person
worked.
a. Regiomonta

Reading Outline
Math 3891 History of Math
Name: Amanda Murray Date: October 5,2015
Topic(s) and Reading Selection(s):
Page Numbers: pg. 101-112
Topic(s) covered (write in complete sentences): The topics covered are metric measurements and the
story of .
T

Reading Outline
Math 3891 History of Math
Name: Amanda Murray Date: September 26, 2015
Topic(s) and Reading Selection(s):
Page Numbers: pgs. 37-47 & pgs. 85-99
Topic(s) covered (write in complete sentences): The topics covered are the development of algeb

Reading Outline
Math 3891 History of Math
Name: Amanda Murray Date: September 17, 2015
Topic(s) and Reading Selection(s):
Page Numbers: pg 24-36 & pg 73-84
Topic(s) covered (write in complete sentences): The topics covered in this reading were about how t

Reading Outline
Math 3891 History of Math
Name: Amanda Murray Date: September 13, 2015
Topic(s) and Reading Selection(s):
Page Numbers: pgs 5-24 & pgs 65-72
Topic(s) covered (write in complete sentences): The topics covered in this reading deal with the
b

Amanda Murray
History of Math
October 27, 2015
Project #1 pg 132
1.)
High school texts often have students solve quadratic equations by writing the
equations with 0 on ones side, factoring the quadratic into two linear factors by finding
numbers that fit

Amanda Murray
History of Math
October 22, 2015
HW # 5
MTA pg 125
1.) Use false position to solve the Rhind Papyrus problem at the beginning of this
sketch: A quantity; its half and its third are added to it. It becomes 10. What is the
quantity?
Let x= a q

Amanda Murray
History of Math
October 6, 2015
HW #4
MTA pg 105
2.) The test states that the French Academy rejected the grade in favor of the radian as the
basic unit of angular measure.
a.) What is a radian? What is the radian measure of a right angle?
i

Amanda Murray
History of Math
September 29, 2015
HW #3
MTA pg 84
5.) Put the following events in chronological order and date each one with an
approximate year or time period.
o 2560 BC: h. The Great Pyramids were build in Gizeh, Egypt.
o 1754 BC: c. Hamm

Amanda Murray
History of Math
September 15,2015
Homework
MTA: pg 71 #1 
1.) Copy the table below and fill it in so that in each row all the numerals represent the
same number.
Egyptian
Babylonian
Mayan
Roman
Hindu-Arabic
When you have completed the tab