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 creation to the Early improvement of arithmetic provides a charming advent to the heritage of historical arithmetic in early civilizations for a nontechnical viewers. Written with sensible functions in quite a few parts, the booklet makes use of the ancient context of arithmetic as a pedagogical instrument to help readers operating via mathematical and ancient topics.

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

  • Challenging workouts that lead readers to a deeper realizing of mathematics
  • Numerous appropriate examples and challenge units with unique factors of the approaches and suggestions on the finish of every chapter
  • Additional references on particular issues and key phrases from historical past, archeology, faith, tradition, and mathematics
  • Examples of useful functions with step by step factors of the mathematical suggestions and equations throughout the lens of early mathematical problems
  • A significant other web site that incorporates extra exercises

An advent to the Early improvement of arithmetic is an incredible textbook for undergraduate classes at the heritage of arithmetic and a complement for effortless and secondary schooling majors. The publication is additionally a suitable reference for pro and exchange audiences drawn to the historical past of mathematics.

Michael okay. J. Goodman is Adjunct arithmetic teacher at Westchester neighborhood 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 try education for either collage and highschool students.

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