# 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.