Individual Research Project Section 4.2

Project 4.2

What are some of the significant events in the development of mathematics? Who are some of the famous people who have contributed to mathematical knowledge?


Howard Eves, In Mathematical Circles, Vols. 1 and 2 (Boston: Prindle, Weber, & Schmidt, 1969), Mathematical Circles Revisited (1971), Mathematical Circles Adieu (1977).

Virginia Newell et al., Black Mathematicians and Their Works (Ardmore, PA: Dorrence & Company, 1980).

Mona Fabricant, Sylvia Svitak, and Patricia Clark Kenschaft, “Why Women Succeed in Mathematics,” Mathematics Teacher, February 1990, pp. 150-154 (with references).