Co-existence of History of Mathematics and Education of Mathematics: A Comparative Study


Mathematics education and mathematics history are both old subjects. The question is whether these two vital subjects can assist one another. Unfortunately, this concept separated mathematics society into two camps: those who feel that history of mathematics can aid mathematics education and others who believe that history of mathematics not only cannot but also confuses mathematics education. I’ll make some comparisons and offer some conclusions in this paper about how history of mathematics may make mathematics teaching more active and entertaining.

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Saied Seyed Agha Banihashemi
School of International Realtions of Mofa Iran, Tehran, Iran.

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