ERIC Number: EJ445103
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Great Problems of Mathematics: A Course Based on Original Sources.
Laubenbacher, Reinhard C.; Pengelley, David J.
American Mathematical Monthly, v99 n4 p313-17 Apr 1992
Describes the history of five selected problems from mathematics that are included in an undergraduate honors course designed to utilize original sources for demonstrating the evolution of ideas developed in solving these problems: area and the definite integral, the beginnings of set theory, solutions of algebraic equations, Fermat's last theorem, and the parallel postulate. (24 references) (JJK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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