**MATH 1010 Spring 2017**

**Wednesday,
January 18, 2017**

In
class – Go over 4.1 and 4.2
Numeration Systems

On
your own:

A. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvsbS67HBA4

and answer the
following 10 questions (using your own paper) as you watch:

1.
The
Sumerian system was positional, meaning___________________________

2.
The
Sumerian system was handed down to the Babylonians in __________

3.
In
150 AD, Greek astronomer _________________ was the first to accept the concept
of zero.

4.
In
______, Indian mathematician Brahmagupta defined the
role of zero.

5.
The
Arabs adopted the Hindu numerals and computational methods in __________.

6.
Zero
and the Hindu symbols were introduced to Europe by the mid-12^{th}
century by what group of people?

7.
Zero
was not fully accepted by European countries until the ________.

8.
Name
5 ways zero plays a central role in mathematics.

9.
The
following mathematicians used zero to develop important mathematical
concepts. Given the names, tell what
they developed.

Rene Descartes
______________________________

Newton and Leibniz
____________________________

10.
Name
4 areas where calculus is used.

B. Go to http://www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/roman_numerals.php

and under
Example Worksheets, print out the first 2 worksheets. Work all 20

problems on each
page.

Bring
your 10 video answers and 2 completed worksheets to class on Monday, January
23. If you are absent from a class when
an assignment is due, you must turn the assignment in before the next class
begins to receive credit.