**Try combining search terms from the list below in the databases listed to the right.**

- mathematics
- history

**Section 1 - Numbers and Number Systems**

- zero (the number)
- numerals
- number systems
- fractions
- negative numbers
- Fibonacci sequence
- prime numbers
- perfect numbers
- mathematics and music

**Section 2 - Algebra**

- mathematical symbols
- linear equations
- Pascal's triangle
- logarithms
- Henry Briggs
- John Napier
- quadratic formula
- Babylonian
- cubic equations
- imaginary numbers
- complex numbers

**Section 3 - Euclidean & Non-Euclidean Geometries**

- euclidean geometry
- non-euclidean geometry
- projective geometry
- mathematics and Islamic art
- mathematics and Islamic architecture
- Pythagorean Theorem
- Euler's formula
- Platonic Solids
- coordinate geometry
- Omar Al-Khayyam

**Section 4 - Calculus**

- calculus
- Newton Leibniz controversy
- Isaac Newton
- Gottfried Leibniz
*Principia*- Cauchy's wrong proof
- Cauchy's theorem
- Karl Weierstrass
- mathematical analysis
- PI (the number)
- L'Hopital's rule

**Section 5 - Discrete Math**

- Four Color Theorem
- Konigsberg problem
- seven bridges of Konigsberg
- Al-Kindi
- cryptography
- code breaking ciphers
- Fermat's Last Theorem
- Boolean algebra
- algebraic logic
- set theory

**Section 6 - Statistics & Probability**

- statistics
- probability
- Pascal Fermat letters
- Pierre de Fermat
- Blaise Pascal
- Christian Huygens
- Pierre-Simon Laplace
*Philosophical Essay on Probabilities*

**Section 7 - Measurement Systems**

- measurement terms
- weights and measures
- measurements
- metrology
- map making
- cartography
- map projections
- navigation and math
- metric system

- Academic Search Premier This link opens in a new windowThe library's primary scholarly database. Contains over 18,400 journals, over 16,300 of which are peer-reviewed, and over 8,900 are full text.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowFull text access to about 800 core journals spanning most subject areas. Specializes in recent, but not newest issues. For the latest issues, see Project MUSE.
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- MacTutor websiteTry using the History Topics Index to find information on mathematics in various cultures. Also has biographical information on mathematicians from many cultures.

- Publication Manual of the American Psychological AssociationCopies located in general shelves and in reference section.

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