2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog 
    
    Jan 18, 2019  
2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 010G PZ - Mathematics in Many Cultures


Mathematical ideas are found in many cultures, among both literate and non-literate peoples. We will study both the mathematics and the role it plays in the cultures. Examples will be chosen from the mathematical ideas of present-day peoples of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, as well as historic Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Islam, and China. Students will learn the modern mathematical concepts necessary to understand the examples.

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