### 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?

**References:**

**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).