Course Code MATH 682
Course Title History of Mathematics I: Antiquity
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Winter 2021
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course examines the history of mathematics through the prism of a particular person working on a particular problem in a particular geographical and temporal place. Topics may include: Egyptian and Babylonian mathematics, Chinese mathematics, mesoamerican mathematics, Euclid and the Delian Problem; Archimedes and an estimate of Pi; Apollonius and conic sections; Al Khwarizmi and Islamic mathematics; and the transmission of works of antiquity to Europe.

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Course Work and Exam Winter 2021 course outline (note 2)
Requisites
  • Corequisite: MATH 600, 692
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Taught in English
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