Spring 2012 MATH 160 001 LEC

History of Mathematics
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 10-11A 3 EVANSHALD, O H54350
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
47: TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 3-6PLimit:40 Enrolled:39 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:1 [on 05/03/12]
Additional Information: 

Office: 875 Evans Hall
Prerequisites: Math 104
Required Text: C.H. Edwards, Jr. The Historical Development of the Calculus, Springer Verlag.
Syllabus: A serious study of the history of calculus would require knowledge of Greek, Latin, Arabic, Italian, French, English, German and Russian. The book chosen for this course drags the reader through the original arguments, but uses English and modern notation. The work will consist of filling in the gaps and solving the exercises. The grade will be based on homework, essays, and bi-weekly oral presentations.