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The Resource The birth of mathematics : ancient times to 1300, Michael J. Bradley

The birth of mathematics : ancient times to 1300, Michael J. Bradley

Label
The birth of mathematics : ancient times to 1300
Title
The birth of mathematics
Title remainder
ancient times to 1300
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Bradley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, Michael J.
Dewey number
510.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QA28
LC item number
.B73 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Pioneers in mathematics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematicians
  • Mathematics, Ancient
  • Mathematics
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The birth of mathematics : ancient times to 1300, Michael J. Bradley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thales of Miletus (ca. 652-ca. 547 B.C.E.): Earliest proofs of geometrical theorems -- Pythagoras of Samos (ca. 560-ca. 480 B.C.E.): Ancient Greek proves theorem about right triangles -- Euclid of Alexandria (ca. 325-ca. 270 B.C.E.): Geometer who organized mathematics -- Archimedes of Syracuse (ca. 287-212 B.C.E.): Innovator of techniques in geometry -- Hypatia of Alexandria (ca. 370- 415 C.E.): First woman of mathematics -- ?ryabhata I (476-ca. 550 C.E.): From alphabetical numbers to the rotation of the earth -- Brahmagupta (598-668 C.E.): Father of numerical analysis -- Ab? Jaʹfar Muhammad ibn M?̄s? al-Khw?rizm̄i (800-ca.847 C.E.) -- Father of algebra -- Omar Khayy?m (ca. 1048-1131 C.E.): Mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet -- Leonardo Fibonacci (ca. 1175-1250 C.E.): Hindu-Arabic numerals in Europe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
148 pages
Isbn
9780816054237
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005030563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62152830
  • (Sirsi) o62152830
  • (OCoLC)62152830
Label
The birth of mathematics : ancient times to 1300, Michael J. Bradley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thales of Miletus (ca. 652-ca. 547 B.C.E.): Earliest proofs of geometrical theorems -- Pythagoras of Samos (ca. 560-ca. 480 B.C.E.): Ancient Greek proves theorem about right triangles -- Euclid of Alexandria (ca. 325-ca. 270 B.C.E.): Geometer who organized mathematics -- Archimedes of Syracuse (ca. 287-212 B.C.E.): Innovator of techniques in geometry -- Hypatia of Alexandria (ca. 370- 415 C.E.): First woman of mathematics -- ?ryabhata I (476-ca. 550 C.E.): From alphabetical numbers to the rotation of the earth -- Brahmagupta (598-668 C.E.): Father of numerical analysis -- Ab? Jaʹfar Muhammad ibn M?̄s? al-Khw?rizm̄i (800-ca.847 C.E.) -- Father of algebra -- Omar Khayy?m (ca. 1048-1131 C.E.): Mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet -- Leonardo Fibonacci (ca. 1175-1250 C.E.): Hindu-Arabic numerals in Europe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
148 pages
Isbn
9780816054237
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005030563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62152830
  • (Sirsi) o62152830
  • (OCoLC)62152830

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