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ERIC Number: ED035549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 82
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The Number Story.
Freitag, Herta Taussig; Freitag, Arthur H.
The development of number concepts from prehistoric time to the present day are presented. Section 1 presents the historical development, logical development, and the infinitude of numbers. Section 2 focuses on non-positional and positional numeration systems. Section 3 compares historical and modern techniques and devices for computation. Section 4 considers the numbers of today which include the real numbers, complex numbers, and hypercomplex numbers. (RP)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.