A Snapshot of Journey of Mathematics

International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology (IJMTT)
© 2022 by IJMTT Journal
Volume-68 Issue-6
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Bhaskar Vashishth

How to Cite?

Bhaskar Vashishth, " A Snapshot of Journey of Mathematics ," International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 145-148, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315373/IJMTT-V68I6P517

Mathematics has its roots from the period in which humans have their existence. Mathematics was used as the part of their daily life. This paper focuses over the journey of mathematics from simple use of numbers to the present specialized and complex mathematics. The study tried to provide a snapshot of journey of mathematics from the scribes of Mesopotamians to the 20th century’s mathematicians. This paper discussed the seven periods in development of mathematics proposed by Ebrahim as Proto-Mathematics, Ancient Mathematics, Classical Mathematics, Mercantile Mathematics, Pre-Modern Mathematics, Modern Mathematics and Post-Modern Mathematics. A brief history of Mathematics with Indian achievements is also covered in the paper. A concise history of contributions made by major mathematicians in various centuries is discussed briefly.

Keywords : Specialized, Complex, Proto mathematics, Ancient Mathematics, Classical mathematics, Modern Mathematics.


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