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Religion, culture, traditions and mathematics

Religion, culture, traditions and mathematics

a case study of Hindu academicians in the United States and Canada

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hindus -- Canada.,
  • Hindus -- United States.,
  • Mathematicians -- Canada.,
  • Mathematicians -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sukhen Day.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 82 leaves
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18693979M

    The Mayan Culture and Mathematics Words 2 Pages Mayan B is an example in which most cultures should have followed but decided not to, in many cases, based on the mathematics that were used in the Mayan culture they were far more advanced than any other culture seen. Director of BJ Institute Ramji Savaliya said that so far manuscripts were associated with the study of religions like Hinduism, Jainism or Buddhism. “But, now ancient texts are being used to understand the time period’s culture and traditions.

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Book Description. This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields. They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia.

Linking culture and learning Currently, Taylor is examining religious practices and mathematics understanding. He is researching two communities that tithe, or give 10 percent of their income to the church, to see whether children who participate are developing an understanding of rational numbers such as percents, fractions and ratios.

In mathematics education, ethnomathematics is the study of the relationship between mathematics and culture. Often associated with "cultures without written expression", it may also be defined as "the mathematics which is practised among identifiable cultural groups".

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