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Mathematics 3820H
Mathematics from medieval to modern times

MATH 3820H is a survey of the history of mathematics from medieval times onwards, with a focus on the development of arithmetic and algebra and the evolution of proofs and abstraction.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 1120H.
Recommended: Mathematics 2200H or 2350H.

Take-home Final Examination - due Friday, 18 December, 2020.

Stefan's Exam Period Office Hours
Thursday, 10 December, 20:00-20:50
Friday, 11 December, 15:00-15:50
Monday-Thursday, 14-17 December, 15:00-15:50 & 20:00-20:50
Friday, 18 December, 15:00-15:50
(All on Zoom - check your email & the Blackboard announcement for the invitations.)

Fall 2020

Winter 2019

Fall 2016

Fall 2014

Fall 2012

Some Resources

There is fair bit of material available online about the history of mathematics and related areas; a brief selection follows:

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Maintained by Stefan Bilaniuk. Last updated 2020-12-08.