Aug 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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MATH - 030. History of Mathematics


3 credit(s)
This is a one semester course on selected topics in the history of mathematical ideas. Topics covered may include the notions of limit, infinity, area, parallelism, pi, transcendental numbers, number systems, mensuration, polynomials, cosmology, map coloring, logic, proof, abstraction, generalization, quadrature, trisection, or algebraic structure. The history of a given idea will be traced, and relevant problems will be presented. This course is intended for students in all schools of the College. Mathematics majors may take the class for elective credit but it does not count towards the requirements for the major. Offered spring semester.

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