8 edition of **history of mathematics** found in the catalog.

history of mathematics

David M. Burton

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Published
**1985** by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History

**Edition Notes**

Statement | David M. Burton. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .B96 1985 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 678 p. : |

Number of Pages | 678 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL3184746M |

ISBN 10 | 0205080952 |

LC Control Number | 83027556 |

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Scanned by artmisa using Canon DRC + flatbed option. This book fills up a major deficiency in the organization of the complete history of Hindu Mathematics, by giving a comprehensive account of the growth and development of the science of mathematics in India from the earliest known times down to the seventeenth century of the Christian era.

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Texts on the history of mathematics Including textbooks and similar general references. Archibald, R. Outline of the history of mathematics. Mathematical Association of America, Buffalo, NY, History of Mathematics. This course note is designed to provide the historical background to some of the mathematics familiar to students from A-level and the first four terms of undergraduate study, and looks at a period from approximately the mid-sixteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century.

Follow the story as it unfolds in this series of linked sections, like the chapters of a book. Read the human stories behind the innovations, and how they made – and sometimes destroyed – the men and women who devoted their lives to THE STORY OF MATHEMATICS.

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Volumes 4 through 39 were co-published with the London Mathematical. Much of our understanding of Egyptian mathematics comes from the deciphering of a few papyri that were actually written in hieratic script.

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