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How the Maya Mastered Mathematics

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2015.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Edwin Barnhart
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2015.
Summary, etc.:
Study the power of Maya mathematics, which was a positional, base-twenty system that lent itself easily to calculation and the expression of very large numbers. Learn about its use of the zero placeholder, and test your skills solving problems the way the Maya did.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: History, Ancient.
Genre: Education films.

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