DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS SYLLABUS
Course No. and Name:
MAT 111, The History of Mathematics
Recommended Text / Price:
A History of Mathematics, 3rd Edition, Victor Katz,
ISBN13: 978-0321387004 ($132)
Prepared by: Jack Milton
UPC Approval Date: 5-10-10 (vi
HOMEWORK 1
CHAPTER 1 # 1, 2 , 9, 17, 18, 19, 24, 30, 36
1.1 The answers are given in the answer section of the text. For the Egyptian hieroglyphics, 375 is three hundreds, seven tens and ve ones, while 4856 is four thousands, eight hundreds, ve tens, and
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UC DAVIS
Department of Mathematics
MATH 111: History of Mathematics Winter 2014
General Information
Time:
Room:
MWF 2:10 - 3:00 PM
HOAGLD 168
Instructor :
Tel. :
Ali Dad-Del
(530) 554-2989, Message 752-0827
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MATH 111 Winter 2014
Dr. Dad-del
The following list shows the topics and sections of the text book which will be covered on each lecture. It is highly recommended
that you read the sections covered in the lecture before attending class. There may be some