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4434Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from John Redden
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Excellent resource for any Mathematics course. I use it often.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Darla Cooley
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Wow, Very interesting so much information to review alot of time went into this material. This content was extremly easy to browse. This site is very helpful in using as a resource or just for enjoyment. This also would be a great way to get students more interested in math/history/cultures. People could very easily use this in the classroom in several different ways. First time users could find it very easy to useComment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Kris Mims
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A bevy of resources at your disposal. Very imformative. I browsed around and found pretty much everything you need for math. I love the time line of mathematics ecspecially. Tell you the famous mathematicians of their times. Very fun and coolComment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Roslyn Hoover
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I first browsed through the material for about ten minutes; I then narrowed my search to ancient Babylonian mathematics. Had incredible amounts of information with pictures and graphs. Easy to understand and get around the graphs and pictures were significant to the subject matter, I could spend hours on here getting information about the history of math.This site has so much information: links to encyclopedias, biographies, glossaries, quotations, timelines this is such a great resource for students and teachers to learn.tool to demonstrate mathematics in a way where its fast and much easier to teach. I found this website very user friendly it was organized in such a great way. When I looked up Babylonian mathematics it had lots of subcategories that gave great information and served as a great learning tool.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Reina Batto
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At first, I was overwhelmed by the contents of the material, but as soon as I started reading I found it very interesting. The site offers a lot of excellent historical background of various cultures, biographies of mathematicians, well detailed time line, and a lot of references. I will definitely use this site for future reference.Technical Remarks:All links are simple and well organized.Alphabetical and chronological index for easy access. The site is user friendly too.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Jenelle Valles
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I spent more than one hour reviewing and using the materials on this website. I used the materials for my classroom activities. I found The History of Mathematics, and especially, the biographies in this site to be fascinating.Technical Remarks:The quality of the content of this site accurately presents concepts and models that are educationally significant. There are biographies, timelines, and reports that present the history of math in a way that is easily understood. Students' learning and faculty's teaching will definitely be enhanced by using this website. Students can easily locate information, and faculty can refer students to the website. This website is large, and I am sure that I will continue to spend more time reading it. The website is easy to maneuver.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Adrienne Reed
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I was quite pleased to find this site, as the history of math was the direction I had planned to take for future assignment in my math G class. There is a wealth of information that will benefit me greatly; whether it be in the way of a particular person that I focused on, or a certain time period. I spent about an hour looking at the website, and not only found information on people of math from past time periods, but calulations, pictures, graphs, cartoon strips, and much more. Although the visual quality of the website looks a little amateur, the content is rich in details, yet there is clarity of understating for someone such as myself who is not math savvy.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Angela Mullin
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Outstanding site! Within two clicks I was right where I wanted to be. Very rich in content on the History of Mathematics, educationally significant for any college student. Visual learners will appreciate the symbols, maps, equations and photos. Excellent overview of Mathematics in various cultures from the Ancient Babylonians to the Americans and Scotts. Each overview has links that take you to specific biographies. A History Topics Index simplifies your search. All printer friendly.Index is clear, specific.Technical Remarks:Very easy to navigate from one link to the next.Color highlighted links with generous spacing for ease in reading topics. Each topic has numerous links to do further research. Excellent source for teachers or students. Very well written.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Esther Michael
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As my finals are fast approaching, I thought this site was very useful and informative to write my research paper. It is an award winning site! The Biographies Index helped to find the information that I needed for my biography Ramanujan. The site takes us to mathematics in various cultures and mathematical topics. The site also gives information in alphabetical and chronological order. The birthplace maps is excellent and gives us the accurate name of the city of birth of a ancient mathematicians. Archimedes spiral in Famous curves Index is of great importance and interest.Mathematicians who were born or died on 20th April was very interesting. It was a pleasant surprise to see Indian Mathematicians dated back to 800 B.C. (Baudayana).Technical Remarks:Navigation to different sub sites is very easy and accessible to even a lay person like me who does not have much knowledge of computers.Comment for MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive from Melissa Rodriguez
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I've never seen a website that had so much information in one place about math of all topics. He or she can find out about mathematicians as far back in time as possible. I even click on a site that had every women mathematician and their background. And specific dates that you could click on to find out who was born or died on that day. The math topics itself; he or she could get the definition. I just thought this was an amazing site to view. This site, I would definitely tell people about who needs information on any math topic.Technical Remarks:I had no difficulty reviewing the content in this website. It took me through one amazing site each time I click on something different. I thought where does it stop. But then I thought do I want it to stop? No, I loved it. Being a student this would be a source to go to for information the first time around.