# Math/history

posted by
**elizabeth** on
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I have to do a project and need info. about mean, median, mode, range, freqency tables line plots, and stem and leaf plots. I would like historical facts like how, who, where and why these methods came to be. I want to get a good grade so I am willing to do do extra research. Thanks

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/

http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&num=10&hl=en&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=math+history&as_oq=&as_eq=&lr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype=&as_qdr=all&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&as_occt=title&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&as_rights=&safe=images

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&as_qdr=all&q=allintitle%3A++%22history+of+mathematics%22&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&as_qdr=all&q=allintitle%3A++%22history+of+math%22&btnG=Search

http://www.economics.soton.ac.uk/staff/aldrich/Probability%20Earliest%20Uses.htm

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/letters/