# Ethnomathematics

**Ethnomathematics**is the study of mathematics that considers the culture in which those mathematics arise, one could say the cultural study of mathematics. This study contributes both to the understanding of these cultures, but, reciprocally, to the understanding of mathematics.

Subjects which are studied in ethnomathematics include but are not limited to:

- Numeral systems
- Architecture
- Weaving
- Games of skill and chance, which fall under
- Probability
- Drawing and design (graph theory, set theory, Eulerian path)

## Further reading

*Ethnomathematics: A Multicultural View of Mathematical Ideas*by Marcia Ascher, ISBN 0412989417

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