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Invention of Mathematics Tools

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History of Mathematics : Who Invented the Protractor?
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The protractor was invented several thousand years before a more complex version was developed in the 1800s. Find out who invented the protractor with tips from Steve Jones, who uses a white board to aide in his presentation.
February 15, 2010 at 01:25 PM
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How To Prove a Mathematical Theory
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Euclid of Alexandria revolutionized the way that mathematics is written, presented or thought about, and introduced the concept of mathematical proofs. Discover what it takes to move from a loose theory or idea to a universally convincing proof.  (04... [more]
January 7, 2013 at 03:46 PM
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Educational Tools : Who Invented the Ruler?
From YouTube, produced by Todd Green
The ruler was invented in the 16th century by William Bedwell, and it is used for drawing straight lines and taking measurements. Use a ruler for math, science, and artistic purposes. (00:59)
August 14, 2011 at 01:08 PM
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Educational Tools : Who Invented the Protractor?
From YouTube, produced by Todd Green
The protractor was invented in 1801 by Joseph Huddard, and this device is used to measure angles from zero to 180 degrees. Expert: Samir Malik. Samir Malik has tutored Austin, Texas-area high school to elementary school-level students in all subjec... [more]
August 14, 2011 at 01:11 PM
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The Abacus - How to Use This Ancient Wonder
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This video explains how the abacus is used and what the beads mean. It goes slowly, but students would benefit from having one or a copy of one to help them follow. This might make a good tool for students who benefit from hands on learning. (5:48)
December 25, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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History of Mathematics : Who Invented the Ruler?
From YouTube, produced by Christopher Rokosz
The ruler was invented by different civilizations of different time periods. Discover the origin of the ruler with tips from Steve Jones who uses a white board to aide in his presentation.  Though the video is in English, there are English captions... [more]
February 15, 2010 at 01:21 PM
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Who Invented the Calculator?
From YouTube, produced by ehow
Learn who invented the calculator from a mathematics instructor.  The math instructor explains that the calculator was invented by the Chinese in the form of an abacus. He shows and explains various devices used in history on a whiteboard.
February 20, 2010 at 01:19 PM
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String Theory: Its Discovery and Explanation
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String Theory is a theory in particle physics that attempts to describe the reality of our Universe and bring together Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity on the nature of space/time. This has  some leading physicists believe that String Theory ... [more]
December 29, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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