# Contribution of Past Civilizations to Modern Mathematics

This paper shows how the ancient civilizations contributed to the development and advancement of mathematics, a science which could be considered as old as humanity itself. It documents the way mathematics has grown over the centuries thanks to the work and dedication of hard working scientists that have given us the privilege of enjoying the discoveries that they made centuries ago. A description is given of the names and works of mathematicians such as Pythagoras, Democritus, Hippocrates and so many others that promoted the development of mathematics. “The first civilization that used mathematics in an organized way was the Babylonians and the Egyptians. They started to develop this science at …..

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