This semester's theme:
From Babylonian Tablets of Pythaogorean Triples to the proof of
Fermat's Last Theorem by Andrew Wiles.
Class meets T,TH 5:45 - 7:05 ES 143.
Books:
1. A History of Mathematics, an Introduction by Victor J. Katz, 3rd edition (recommended but not required).
2. Journey through Genius, The Great Theorems of Mathematics by William Dunham, Penguin Books (required).