Mathematics 436:History of Mathematics Assignment 1

Due 1/19/06

Write a mathematical autobiography and email it to me. Be sure to include the words "math 436" in the subject line. Include your name, recent mathematics courses you have taken, and reflect on which were your favorites and which were hardest. Describe your mathematical interests, and your post-graduation plans. Explain why you have chosen to register for this course and what you expect from it.

Be creative and tell your story in complete sentences. One of the purposes of the assignment is to give me a sample of your writing style.