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Table Of Contents

INTRODUCTION
AFRICAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO MATHEMATICS
African Origins
Egyptian Numerals
Yoruba Number System
MATHEMATICS IN THE NILE VALLEY
Multiplication
Inverses
Fractions
Equations
Series, Arithmetic and Geometric
The Science of Geometry
Volume of a Cylinder
Second Degree Equations
The Right-Triangle Theorem
NILE VALLEY MATHEMATICS OF THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD
AFRICAN ISLAMIC MATHEMATICS
PROGRESS HALTED
AFRICAN MATHEMATICAL GAMES
AFRICAN-AMERICAN MATHEMATICIANS
Benjamin Banneker and Thomas Fuller
Eleanor Green Dawley Jones
SUMMARY
APPENDIXES
Appendix A
A: Egyptian Units of Measurement
Art 15. Egyptian Units of Measure
Appendix B
B: Cipherization and a Symbol for Zero
C: Number Puzzles from Egypt
D: Right-Triangle Theorem
E: The Lattice Method of Multiplication
Art 18. Latice Method of Multiplication
F: Elementary Rules for N’tchuba
: Sample Game of N’tchuba
G: A Game of Strategy from Mozambique
H: Egyptian Method of Enlarging Pictures
I: Ethnomathematics
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African and African-American Contribution to Maths

African and African-American Contribution to Maths

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