Course Title:
History of Mathematics

Course Description:

Topics include: Counting Methods (Egyptian & Babylonian), the Pythagoreans, Euclid, the Alexandrian School, Roman Mathematics, Indian Mathematics, Arabic Mathematics, Descartes, Pascal, the Calculus Controversy, Newton's Principia, the development of probability theory, the development of number theory, Euler, Gauss, moving toward a rigorous set of axioms for mathematics, Hilbert's unsolved problems, non-Euclidean geometries and modern topics in Mathematics. This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree. SP

Topics include: Counting Methods (Egyptian & Babylonian), the Pythagoreans, Euclid, the Alexandrian School, Roman Mathematics, Indian Mathematics, Arabic Mathematics, Descartes, Pascal, the Calculus Controversy, Newton's Principia, the development of probability theory, the development of number theory, Euler, Gauss, moving toward a rigorous set of axioms for mathematics, Hilbert's unsolved problems, non-Euclidean geometries and modern topics in Mathematics. This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree. SP

Pre-Reqs: MAC2311 AND MAC2311L