By Michael K. J. Goodman

ISBN-10: 1119104971

ISBN-13: 9781119104971

An easy-to-read presentation of the early historical past of arithmetic

Engaging and available, An creation to the Early improvement of arithmetic provides an enthralling advent to the heritage of historical arithmetic in early civilizations for a nontechnical viewers. Written with sensible purposes in various parts, the e-book makes use of the ancient context of arithmetic as a pedagogical device to aid readers operating via mathematical and ancient topics.

The e-book 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 old review of the civilized sector, the writer highlights the civilization’s mathematical thoughts, quantity representations, accomplishments, demanding situations, and contributions to the mathematical global. completely class-tested, An creation to the Early improvement of arithmetic features:

  • Challenging workouts that lead readers to a deeper knowing of mathematics
  • Numerous appropriate examples and challenge units with specific motives of the strategies and ideas on the finish of every chapter
  • Additional references on particular themes and key phrases from historical past, archeology, faith, tradition, and mathematics
  • Examples of functional functions with step by step reasons of the mathematical suggestions and equations in the course of the lens of early mathematical problems
  • A significant other site that incorporates extra exercises

An creation to the Early improvement of arithmetic is a terrific textbook for undergraduate classes at the historical past of arithmetic and a complement for trouble-free and secondary schooling majors. The booklet can also be a suitable reference for pro and exchange audiences attracted to the historical past of mathematics.

Michael okay. J. Goodman is Adjunct arithmetic teacher at Westchester group collage, the place he teaches classes within the historical past of arithmetic, modern arithmetic, and algebra. he's additionally the landlord and operator of the training Miracle, LLC, which gives educational tutoring and attempt instruction for either collage and highschool students.

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