Famous women mathematicians include Madame Curie and Katherine Okikiolu from Nigeria. Discover famous female mathematicians with Steve Jones, who uses a white board to explain each of these woman's contributions to mathematics. (02:00)

Hank unravels the fascinating yarn of how the world came to use so-called Arabic numerals -- from the scholarship of ancient Hindu mathematicians, to Muslim scientist Al-Khwarizmi, to the merchants of medieval Italy. (04:41)

This video has been edited together from several other video documentaries to describe the Mandelbrot set!. An incredible mathematical formula explaining fractals and geometry! Several mathematicians and scientists explain this phenomenon. (21:19)
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Mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984 -- the extreme complexity of roughness , and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated. (21:19)

The history of Pascal's triangle has little to do with Pascal himself. Learn the history of Pascal's triangle with tips from a mathematics instructor, Steve Jones, who is an experienced high school mathematics and science teacher. Filmmaker: Paul Vol...niansky (01:21)[more]

A few famous black mathematicians include Dr. David Blackwell, J. Ernest Wilkins and Ronald E. Mickens. Learn about the accomplishments of famous black mathematicians from teacher Jimmy Chang who uses a document camera to aide in his lecture. (01:54)

Great mathematicians include Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Steven Hawkins. Learn about these great mathematicians from Steve Jones, who uses a white board to present each of these mathematicians and their contributions. (02:12)

Two famous mathematicians are Pythagoras, famous for the Pythagorean theorem, and Isaac Newton, famous for his theoretical mathematical development. He describes both men stating their origins, when they lived, and their contributions to math. (01:5...2)[more]

This video describes how to use basic geometry to make a baseball diamond with chalk and a rope. These geometry basics are based on the Elements of Euclid, a Greek mathematician and geometer who lived approximately 2,300 years ago. (05:54)

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