History of mathematics

field of study that investigates the origin of discoveries in mathematics and the mathematical methods and notation of the past

History of mathematics is how mathematics has developed over time. Early maths by Babylonians and Egyptians was built upon by Greeks such as Euclid, Archimedes, Pythagoras and Eratosthenes. Other important people are people such as Fibonacci, Descartes, Leonhard Euler, Blaise Pascal and Gauss.

The Babylonian mathematical tablet Plimpton 322, dated to 1800 BC.

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