Back to comment hit list
Back to comment hit list





MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

Rating: 5 stars
Used in Course: Not used in course
Submitted by: Angela Mullin (Student), Sep 12, 2009
Comment: 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.
Time spent reviewing site: 2 hours.