- Volume 18 Issue 2
Natural numbers have not yet been studied adequately on the aspect of its historical development in spite of its mathematical and educational importance. This article studied the historical development of natural number concept, that is, its historical meaning in the mathematical development process and influence of cultural and social element in relation with way of understanding number. From these examinations, we identified some characteristics in the history of natural number concept.
본 연구는 자연수 개념이 역사적으로 전개된 방식을 이해하는 것이 수학적