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History of Math Overview

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History of Measuring Systems
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The development of measuring systems is a great human accomplishment. The early Egyptians created a unit of length, the cubit, based on the human forearm.  The English and others, used the human foot and grains of barley corn to measure length. The m... [more]
December 5, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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Who Invented the Number System?
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This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math, and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than nine years. Mr. Chang stands at a podium and uses a projector to show handwritten notes. (2:03)
July 17, 2009 at 09:26 AM
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History of Mathematics : Who Invented Decimals?
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Decimals were invented by the Elanites in Persia about 6,000 years ago. Find out who invented decimals in this interesting lecture which is done using a white board.  Also discussed is a time line spanning many centuries and places.
February 15, 2010 at 02:56 PM
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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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Famous Inventors of Mathematics
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Famous math inventors were nearly all from Ancient Greece, the birthplace of geometry and trigonometry. The instructor uses a white board to discuss not the inventors themselves, but the specific math and it origins.
February 15, 2010 at 02:18 PM
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Who Invented Division?
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In this video a mathematics instructor explains that division was invented thousands of years ago, but was formalized by the ancient Egyptians. The mathematics instructor discusses who invented division and the division process.
February 19, 2010 at 02:20 PM
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Who Invented Fractions?
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Learn about the history of fractions and who invented them.  A mathematics instructors explains that more than likely fractions were invented by the Egyptians to organize taxes on land. (01:58)
February 20, 2010 at 01:36 PM
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Who Were the First People to Use Math?
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A mathematics instructor explains that the first people to use math were the ancient people of prehistory. Learn about the origin of math and who were the first people to use math. (02:16)
February 20, 2010 at 12:34 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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History of Mathematics : Who Invented Math?
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To learn who invented math, first one must define what math is exactly. Learn who invented math from a mathematics instructor. He discusses whether or not the neandarthal man did know about mathematics.  Speech of narrarator is shown as text on the b... [more]
February 19, 2010 at 12:06 PM
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