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the first problems
early counting systems
A MESOPOTAMIAN EDUCATION
The Mesopotamian Number System
MESOPOTAMIAN MATHEMATICS HOMEWORK
The Egyptian Number System
A PROBLEM FROM THE AHMES PAPYRUS
The Mayan Number System
The Chinese Number System
A PROBLEM FROM THEnine chapters
our place value number system
EXPLAINING THE NEW SYSTEM
analytical engines
CALCULATORS, COMPUTERS, AND THE HUMAN IMAGINATION
Charles Babbage and the Analytical Engine
AN EARLY ELECTRONIC REPRESENTATION OF OUR NUMBER SYSTEM
Floating-Point Representation
FLOATING-POINT ARITHMETIC AND YOUR CALCULATOR
an evolving concept of a number
Irrational Numbers
Pythagoras of Samos
negative numbers
OUT OF INDIA
algebraic numbers
Tartaglia, Ferrari, and Cardano
Girard and Wallis
Euler and d’Alembert
THE DEBATE OVER “FICTITIOUS” NUMBERS
The Complex Numbers: A Modern View
USING COMPLEX NUMBERS
Dedekind and the Real Number Line
early insights
galileo and bolzano
INFINITY AS A NUMBER
georg cantor and the logic of the infinite
THERE ARE MORE REAL NUMBERS THAN NATURAL NUMBERS
The Russell Paradox
Resolving the Russell Paradox
FORMAL LANGUAGES TODAY
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Numbers - Computers, Philosophers and the Search for Meaning

Numbers - Computers, Philosophers and the Search for Meaning

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