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Mathematics and Civilization : [eVideo - Films on Demand] : Part 1

Author: Infobase,; Cerebellum Corporation (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Cerebellum Corporation, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2013] 2018. ©2013
Series: Just the Facts Math Facts Series.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mathematics: the most universal human invention to ever exist, and humankind’s common language. Learn about the origins of mathematics in the Stone Age, how the Mesopotamians used math, the origin of how we tell time, the decimal system, the hieratic writing system, the Greeks, The Elements by Euclid, the number zero, and the contributions of famous mathematician Al'Khowarizmi.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Cerebellum Corporation (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1084491677
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo
Originally released by Cerebellum Corporation, 2013.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 10, 2018.
Target Audience: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min., 26 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Mathematics and Civilization: Part 1, The Ancient World (2:40); Mesopotamia (3:40); Egypt (1:48); Greece (4:51); Zero and the Floating Point (5:11); Summary (4:19); Credits: Mathematics and Civilization: Part 1 (2:24);
Series Title: Just the Facts Math Facts Series.
Responsibility: Cerebellum Corporation.

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Mathematics: the most universal human invention to ever exist, and humankind’s common language. Learn about the origins of mathematics in the Stone Age, how the Mesopotamians used math, the origin of how we tell time, the decimal system, the hieratic writing system, the Greeks, The Elements by Euclid, the number zero, and the contributions of famous mathematician Al'Khowarizmi.

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