2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

MATH 105 - History of Mathematics


Explores major themes-calculation, number, geometry, algebra, infinity-and their historical development in civilizations ranging from the antiquity of Babylonia and Egypt through classical Greece, the Middle and Far East and then modern Europe. Analyzes the tension between applications of mathematics and the tendency toward formalism. Emphasizes presentations and discussions. Fulfills the Historical Perspective.

Course Designation/Attribute: HP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically