November 6, 2011
The History of Algebra
Merriam-Websters online dictionary defines algebra as a generalization of arithmetic in
which letters representing numbers are combined according to the rules o
November 14, 2011
History of Calculus
Calculus is a branch of mathematics that centers on limits, functions, derivatives,
integrals, and infinite series. Calculus is offered today in American high sch
November 11, 2011
History of Probability and Statistics
The history of probability and statistics starts in the middle of the 16th century when a
gambler/mathematician named Gerolamo Cardano wrote Lib
October 20, 2011
Prime and Perfect Numbers
Euclid was probably one of the greatest mathematicians in history. He lived in Greece
around 300 B.C. His book, Elements, was used to teach math and geometry
History of Math Final
Australia country where still today there exist a people who do not use a developed sense of
number
Babylonians developed base 60 system for their numerals
Pythagoras credited fo