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History of Math Overview

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Who Invented the Number System?
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The number system used today, known as the base 10 number system, was first invented by the Egyptians around 3100 BC. Find out how the Hindu-Arabic number system helped shape the current number system with information from a math teacher. (02:03)
July 17, 2009 at 09:26 AM
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25 Famous Numbers And Why They Are Important
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Ever since the development of arithmetic people have been fascinated with numbers. Some view them for their esoteric meaning while others see them through a mathematical eyes. Either way, numbers are everywhere and there is no way of escaping them. S... [more]
July 21, 2014 at 01:27 PM
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History of the Time Line of Mathematics
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This lesson by a mathematics istructor explains that the time line of mathematics begins more than 50,000 years ago with the Neanderthal man.  The instructor shows and explains a time line of mathematics on a whiteboard. (02:46)
February 19, 2010 at 02:50 PM
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