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    Saint Michael's College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

MA 304 - History of Mathematics


A problem study approach to the history of mathematics. Topics may include: Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics, number systems, Pythagorean mathematics, duplication, trisection, and quadrature, Greek mathematics including Euclid’s Elements, Hindu-Arabian and Chinese mathematics, and the prelude to and dawn of modern mathematics.

Prerequisites: MA 160

Full course
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Historical Studies