By Michael K. J. Goodman
An easy-to-read presentation of the early historical past of arithmetic
Engaging and available, An advent to the Early improvement of arithmetic provides a charming creation to the background of old arithmetic in early civilizations for a nontechnical viewers. Written with functional purposes in quite a few parts, the ebook makes use of the historic context of arithmetic as a pedagogical device to help readers operating via mathematical and ancient topics.
The booklet is split into sections on major early civilizations together with Egypt, Babylonia, China, Greece, India, and the Islamic international. starting every one bankruptcy with a basic ancient evaluate of the civilized quarter, the writer highlights the civilization’s mathematical concepts, quantity representations, accomplishments, demanding situations, and contributions to the mathematical global. completely class-tested, An advent to the Early improvement of arithmetic features:
- Challenging routines that lead readers to a deeper knowing of mathematics
- Numerous appropriate examples and challenge units with particular causes of the procedures and strategies on the finish of every chapter
- Additional references on particular issues and key phrases from background, archeology, faith, tradition, and mathematics
- Examples of useful purposes with step by step motives of the mathematical innovations and equations throughout the lens of early mathematical problems
- A spouse site that incorporates extra exercises
An advent to the Early improvement of arithmetic is an incredible textbook for undergraduate classes at the background of arithmetic and a complement for easy and secondary schooling majors. The e-book can be a suitable reference for pro and exchange audiences attracted to the historical past of mathematics.
Michael ok. J. Goodman is Adjunct arithmetic teacher at Westchester neighborhood collage, the place he teaches classes within the heritage of arithmetic, modern arithmetic, and algebra. he's additionally the landlord and operator of the training Miracle, LLC, which supplies educational tutoring and try education for either collage and highschool students.
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An Introduction to the Early Development of Mathematics by Michael K. J. Goodman