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Mathematics and Life: Lessons from History

IJMEST Volume 32, Number 3, ISSN 0020-739X


Analyzes three stories in order to sensitize for possible characteristics of interrelations between mathematics, technology, science, culture, and society. Demonstrates how specific socio-cultural conditions affect the development of mathematics and technology as well as their use. Discusses the use of mathematics and ways in which mathematics, society, technology, culture, and science might be linked. (Contains 15 references.) (Author/ASK)


Gellert, U. (2001). Mathematics and Life: Lessons from History. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 32(3), 365. Retrieved December 4, 2022 from .

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