Native American Mathematics

Contents

  1. Native American Mathematics
  2. Area Inhabited by Maya
  3. Basic Mayan Bar and Dot Numerals
  4. Larger Numbers
  5. Necessary for a positional numbering system
  6. Mayan (Yucatec) Number Words
  7. Mayan Calendrical Systems
  8. Vague Year Month Names
  9. Vague Year Dates Named as One Might Expect
  10. A Vague Year Day as the Maya Would Represent It
  11. 20 Day Names of the Sacred Round Day Name Cycle
  12. Sacred Round Day Labeling
  13. Dates Given as Sacred Round Date + Vague Year Date
  14. Recording Calendrical Round Dates (Modern Convention)
  15. Problem 1
  16. Problem 2
  17. Distance Numbers
  18. Example from a Mayan Hieroglyphic Inscription
  19. Computing One Calendar Round Date from Another, Given the Distance Number Betwe
  20. Formulas
  21. Checking the Bird-Jaguar Computation
  22. Checking the Bird-Jaguar Computation (continued)
  23. Another Problem
  24. The Long Count
  25. Aztecs (Mexica)
  26. Aztec Number Words
  27. Special Numbers
  28. Special Significance of 400
  29. Calendrical System: Similar to the Mayan
  30. Legend of QuetzalcoŠtl
  31. Modifications to Aztec Number Words for Counting
  32. Number Words in Ojibwe
  33. Ojibwe Number Words (2)
  34. Ojibwe Number Words (3)