Michael K. J. Goodman's An Introduction to the Early Development of Mathematics PDF

By Michael K. J. Goodman

ISBN-10: 1119104971

ISBN-13: 9781119104971

An easy-to-read presentation of the early historical past of arithmetic

Engaging and obtainable, An advent to the Early improvement of arithmetic provides an enthralling creation to the heritage of historic arithmetic in early civilizations for a nontechnical viewers. Written with sensible functions in numerous components, the booklet makes use of the historic context of arithmetic as a pedagogical instrument to help readers operating via mathematical and historic topics.

The booklet is split into sections on major early civilizations together with Egypt, Babylonia, China, Greece, India, and the Islamic international. starting every one bankruptcy with a normal ancient review of the civilized zone, the writer highlights the civilization’s mathematical concepts, quantity representations, accomplishments, demanding situations, and contributions to the mathematical global. completely class-tested, An creation to the Early improvement of arithmetic features:

  • Challenging workouts that lead readers to a deeper figuring out of mathematics
  • Numerous proper examples and challenge units with specific reasons of the approaches and recommendations on the finish of every chapter
  • Additional references on particular subject matters and key phrases from background, archeology, faith, tradition, and mathematics
  • Examples of functional purposes with step by step causes of the mathematical options and equations during the lens of early mathematical problems
  • A significant other web site that comes with extra exercises

An advent to the Early improvement of arithmetic is a fantastic textbook for undergraduate classes at the historical past of arithmetic and a complement for basic and secondary schooling majors. The ebook is usually a suitable reference for pro and alternate audiences attracted to the heritage of mathematics.

Michael okay. J. Goodman is Adjunct arithmetic teacher at Westchester group collage, the place he teaches classes within the background of arithmetic, modern arithmetic, and algebra. he's additionally the landlord and operator of the educational Miracle, LLC, which supplies educational tutoring and attempt education for either collage and highschool students.

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