Theoretical and Natural Science

Theoretical and Natural Science

TNS Vol.2 (CIAP 2022), 02 February 2023

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The Importance of Mathematic History Education

Yunsan Chen 1
1 Mathematics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, the United Kingdom, B15 2TT

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Theoretical and Natural Science, TNS Vol.2 (CIAP 2022), 228-233
Published 02 February 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Yunsan Chen. The Importance of Mathematic History Education. TNS (2023) TNS Vol.2 (CIAP 2022): 228-233.


The most fundamental way to comprehend mathematics is through its history. It is becoming more widely acknowledged that studying and teaching mathematics history has important epistemological implications. However, learning about the history of mathematics is also a good way to get a liberal education. This paper, through a method of literature review, introduces the functions of mathematics history education and provides several suggestions for mathematics history education.


new humanism, mathematics history, mathematics, education


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