2021-2022 Humboldt State University Catalog 
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2021-2022 Humboldt State University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 301 - Mathematics & Culture: Historical Perspective

Units: 3

Various cultures’ influence on development of mathematics. “Pythagorean” theorem before/after Pythagoras; history of pi from biblical to modern times; primes and perfect numbers from Euclid to today; evolution of algebra from Omar Khayyam to Renaissance and beyond. Meets history requirement for math secondary education, but for math majors does not count toward 26 units of 300-level (or above) courses.
Division: Upper Division
Requisites: Pre-requisite: MATH 101T  or MATH 102 .
Permission to enroll: No Special Consent Required
Grading mode: Optional Grade Basis
General Education: GE UD Area B: Math & Science
All University Requirements: DCG: Non-Domestic
Weekly: Lecture 3 hrs.

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