History of Math

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Discipline:
Math
Subject:
Number Operations

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History of Math

-Used bamboo/bark for records-Little or no influence on modern math-Written vertically

Eygptian

3000 B.C.- Egyptian2000 B.C.-Babylonian1400 B.C.-Chinese400 B.C.-Greek300 B.C.-Mayan100 B.C.-Roman100 A.D.-Hindu-Arabic

-No records on how math conclusions came about, few documents have survived-Decimal system using 7 symbols-Wrote hieroglyphics on papyrus-Base 10 system

Babylonian

-Base 60 (Sexagesimal)-Influenced Greeks-Clay tablets with stylists

Hindu-Arabic

- If not completely over looked, than minimized-Wasn't much known about it until European Renassiance-Processed through Greek Math

History of Math

Chinese

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Greek

- No clear acheivements- No use for pure mathematics

- Discovered Zero-Golden Proportions-Base 20 system-Also, base 5 number system

-1st evidence of math arguements or proofs-Prime numbers and number theory-earliest concept of limits

Roman

Mayan


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