The Genius of the East | The Story of Maths

Marcus du Sautoy looks at the rise of mathematics in the east, discovering how it helped build imperial China and finding out about the invention of algebra.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 57'20''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • Maths

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Story of Maths
  • Episode: The Genius of the East