Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Greeks and Math


In one of the ancient Greek civilizations,they believed that the gods demanded precise solutions of mathematical problems in return for granting relief from catastrophes!

so Imagine at that time, if you were in trouble, you would need to pray to God thru solving a math problem!


Source: A First Course in Abstract Algebra, Joseph J. Rotman

6 comments:

Hashimoto said...

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kaaaaaaaaak

that's the proof of how important are the NERDS for our society !
HA HA HA !

lol nice post
=)

eshda3wa said...

lol

hatha 3qaaab!

Butterfly Chick said...

I suck at mathematics!
I wonder how would I do if I was one of them!
Interesting post, weird and funny at the same time

Nemo said...

glad u all enjoyed the post :p

BloggyLife said...

LOL, then I would've done good cz I LOVE math ;)

Nosayba said...

So math geeks would be granted heaven instantly? Interesting! :D

Nemo it's been a while since the last book-list post! Yalla call for one :D