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History of Mathematics

MATH 4504: History of Mathematics

Development of mathematics from primitive origins to present forms. Topics include development of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus.
Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 3345, 4507, or 5520H, or credit for 568, 571, 507, 580, or 520H, and enrollment in Math major or Grad standing in EduTL; or permission of department. Not open to students with credit for 504.
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Title:  Journey Through Genius:  The Great Theorems of Mathematics
Author:  Dunham
Publisher:  Penguin Group
ISBN:  9780140147391

Title: Ximera History of Mathematics (Free online access through Carmen)

Title: The Historical Roots of Elementary Mathematics
Author: Bunt
Publisher: Dover
ISBN: 9780486255637

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