# History of Mathematics

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- History of Mathematics

**Created:**2012-02-27

**Last Modified:**2012-02-27

- Zero
- Algebra
- Algorithm
- Arabic numerals (0, 1 ,2 ...)

- Algebraic problems

- Abacus
- Calculating machine
- Analytical engine

- Links between science and art
- Parallel lines
- Vanishing points

- Structures in space and time
- Architecture and Music
- Metastasis

- Counting (stocks)
- Calculation (trade)
- Measurement (building)

- Geometry
- Algebra
- Number theory

- Using mirrors, he rediscovered that all parallel lines of plane should converge towards a vanishing point.
- Calculated the distances at which objects should be drawn to accurately be represented in the picture.

- Mechanical devices
- Engineering

*"the new art must be based upon science - in particular, upon mathematics, as the most exact, logical, and graphically constructive of the sciences."*

- Controversies could be resolved
- Men could calculate
- Speaking of reasoning devices

- Geometry
- Arithmetic
- Music
- Astronomy

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