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Chapter I Chapter VII Chapter XI
Mathematics along Seven
Pre-Historic River Cultures
Numbers and Systems
of Enumeration
The Development of
Arithmetic
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Aug 29 Aug 31 Sep 2
Chapter II Chapter II Chapter II
Early Greek Mathematics:
The Pythagorean School
Early Greek Geometry:
Pythagoras and Thales
Early Greek Logic:
Zeno of Elea
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Sep 5 Sep 7 Sep 9
Labor Day Chapter III Chapter III
(No Classes Scheduled) The Influence of Athens From Anaxagorus
to Aristotle
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Sep 12 Sep 14 Sep 16
Chatper IV Chatper IV Chatper IV
The Library at
Alexandria
Euclid and
Apollonius
Heron, Menelaus,
Pappus, and Proclus
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Sep 19 Sep 21 Sep 23
Review for Test # 1 Test # 1
Chapters I-IV, VII, XI
Chapter V
Mathematics during
the Roman Empire
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Sep 26 Sep 28 Sep 30
Chapter VI Chapter VIII Chapter VIII
Mathematics during
the Byzantine Empire
Western Europe,
600-1200
The Development of the
University System
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Oct 3 Oct 5 Oct 7
Chapter IX Chapter IX Chapter IX
The Rise of
Arabic Mathematicians
The Invention of
Algebra
Contributions of
Hindu Mathematicians
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Oct 10 Oct 12 Oct 14
Fall Break Chapter X Chapter XI
(No Classes Scheduled) Arithmetic and
Algorithms
Napier's Invention
of Logarithms
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Oct 17 Oct 19 Oct 21
Chapter XII Review for Test # 2 Test # 2
Chapters V-XII
Leonardo de Pisa
(Fibonacci)
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Oct 24 Oct 26 Oct 28
Chapter XIII Chapter XIV Chapter XV
Mathematics during
the Renaissance
Descartes and
Analytic Geometry
Scientific Contributions
to Mathematics
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Oct 31 Nov 2 Nov 4
Chapter XVI Chapter XVII Chapter XVIII
Newton and
Leibnitz
The Calculus
Controversy
Euler and the
Bernoulli Family
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Nov 7 Nov 9 Nov 11
Chapters XVIII-XIX Chapter XIX David Hilbert's Problems
for the Twentieth Century
Gauss and
Riemann
Non-Euclidean
Geometry
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Nov 14 Nov 16 Nov 18
Functional Analysis,
Set Theory and Logic,
Graph Theory
The Millenium Problems Review for Test # 3
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Nov 21 Nov 24 Nov 26
Test # 3
Chapters XIII-XIX
and Beyond
Thanksgiving Break Thanksgiving Break
(No classes are scheduled) (No classes are scheduled)
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Nov 28 Nov 30 Dec 2
Review Tests # 1 and 2 Review Tests # 2 and 3 First Day of
Final Exams
Final Exam: Monday, December 5, 10:3012:30