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Ethnomathematics

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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:

Further reading

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

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