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MATH303 HISTORY OF MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS I

Course Code: 2360303
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SERGEY FNASHN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Mathematics in Egypt and Mesopotamia, Ionia and Pythagoreans, paradoxes of Zeno and the heroic age. Mathematical works of Plato, Aristotle, Euclid of Alexandria, Archimedes, Appolonius and Diophantus. Mathematics in China and India.