MATH *1801 Mathematics of Non-Western Civilizations

3 hours; 3 credits

A study of the mathematics of non-Western civilizations through the use of translated primary sources. Numeration, computation, problem solving techniques in cultures of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Influences on Western mathematics. (Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3212 or 3312.) 2017-2018 and 2018-2019: Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.


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