Aug 25, 2019  
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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MA 3305 - HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS FROM COUNTING TO CALCULUS


An in-depth study of the chronological development of facets of mathematics up to the development of Calculus. The historical background of each facet is integrated with experience in mathematical study and application. Empahsis is placed on great mathematicians, their contributions, and their methods of reasoning, including the contributions of underrepresented groups and diverse cultures. Concepts of number, number systems, and the nature of axiomatic reasoning are also covered. Co-requisite: MA 3260.

Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: Satisfy Global Awareness Requirement.
Satisfy Information Literacy Requirement.



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