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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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MAT 301 - Mathematics in Culture: Ancient Greece and China

2010-2011 Catalog Year

Ancient Greece and China fostered mathematical works of high quality that are windows to their cultures. The course studies Euclid’s Elements, Plato’s Republic, The Nine Chapters of the Mathematical Art with commentary of Liu Hui, and other works, with particular attention to their cultural context. It centers on mathematical reading and problem solving, writing, and background reading in cultural history.

PREREQ: MAT 210 or instructor permission.
OFFERED: Irregular

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