The history of mathematics is how mathematics has developed over time.
Early history[change | change source]
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.
20th century[change | change source]
Women in mathematics[change | change source]
Problems[change | change source]
World War II[change | change source]
Some mathematical works had relation with the war. British mathematician Alan Turing created the Enigma machine to uncode Nazi codes. On the other hand, several mathematicians like John von Neumann worked on the Manhattan Project.
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