History of Mathematics

Subject: 
Mathematics (MATH)
Catalog number: 
680
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Coreq: MATH 600, 692Only offered Online
Description: 
We explore the who, where, when and why of some of the most important ideas in mathematics. Topics include: William T. Tutte and Decryption, Euclid and the Delian Problem, Archimedes and his estimate of Pi, Al Khwarizmi and Islamic mathematics, Durer and the Renaissance, Descartes and Analytic Geometry, and Kepler and Planetary Motion.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Mathematics (MAT)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
013842