Blaise Pascal was born at Clermont, Auvergne, France on June 19, 1628. He was the son of Etienne Pascal, his father, and Antoinette Begone, his mother who died when Blaise was only four years old. After her death, his only family was his father and his two sisters, Gilberte, and Jacqueline, both of whom played […]

## Carl Gauss

Carl Gauss was a man who is known for making a great deal breakthroughs in the wide variety of his work in both mathematics and physics. He is responsible for immeasurable contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy, and optics, as well as many more. The concepts that he […]

## Pythagoras

Pythagoras was a very significant person in the history of the world. He made many contributions to the fields of math, music, and astronomy. Pythagoras’s teachings and beliefs that were once taught by him in his own school in ancient Greece, are still taught today. The thing that Pythagoras is probably the most famous for […]

## Archimedes 3

Archimedes was a Greek mathematician and scientist. He was born in Syracuse, Sicily in the year 287 B.C. He was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. Due to the lack of information about Greek mathematics, many Greek mathematicians and their works are hardly known. Archimedes is the exception. Archimedes was very preoccupied with mathematics. For instance, he […]

## Arabic Mathematics

Arabic Mathematics Everybody would agree that mathematics owes a great debt to the Arabs. Just as George Sarton, a famous Harvard professor of history and science wrote in his not less famous Introduction to the History of Science: From the second half of the eighth to the end of the eleventh century, Arabic was the […]

## Mathematics Technology Lesson Plan

NTeQ Lesson Plan Project Title: Developing Time Management Unit Topic: Statistics and Data Collection Grade Level: High School (9th-12th) Overview: Students all over the world seem to battle with time management. Many students are involved in extra-curricular activities, or they work while they attend school. Therefore, they not only have the burden of the everyday […]

## Mathematics And Our Future

Mathematics has been a part of life since life began and is not about to go away. Rosie ODonnell has been quoted recently in Newsweek as saying that math should no longer be taught because we have computers (and) no longer need to know why 3x2y/4. Although not all mathematics is useful in everyday life […]

## Gender Differences In Mathematical Understanding In Children part 1

Gender Differences in Mathematical Understanding in Children The issue of gender differences in mathematics has been debated since 1970s. Then the numerous research projects investigated the nature and extend of the differences between the achievements of boys and girls and proposed different kinds of reasons of such disparities. In my essay I will continue the […]

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