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15 Cards in this Set

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Humans have ability to tally and count
humans possess number sense and sense of form
prehistoric times
to 3000 b.c.
egyptian hieroglyphic system of numeration
egyptian/babylonian, 3000 b.c.
babylonian sexagesimal system of numeration
egyptian/babylonian, 2300 b.c.
babylonians use PIE=25/8
egyptian/babylonian, 2000 b.c.
rhind and moscow papyrus show evidence of algebra
egyptian/babylonian, 1650 b.c. & 1850 b.c.
babylonians and egyptians develop arithmetic and practical geometry
thales, deductive geometry
greek, 600 b.c.
chinese books 'arithmetic of 9 sections' & 'book of changes' show understanding of geometry and permutations
egyptian/babylonian, 1100 b.c.
mayan system of numeration
egyptian/babylonian, 300 b.c.
pythagorean school
greek, 540 b.c.
ionic greek numeration system
greek, 450 b.c.
platonic schools
greek, 380 b.c.
eudoxus - method of exhaustion
greek, 370 b.c.