Mathematicians will find accounts of every extant Greek mathematical book and many proofs translated directly from ancient texts. Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors.Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of ...

Title | : | A Short History of Greek Mathematics |

Author | : | James Gow |

Publisher | : | Courier Corporation - 2004-06 |

Continue