Elbert Frank Cox
Elbert Frank Cox began his graduate work at Cornell University in 1922.
In 1925 Cox received his Ph.D. thus becoming not only the first African American to
obtain a Ph.D. in Mathematics in the U.S. but also in the world.
Background Information on Cox:
Mathematics of Cox:
Overview: Definition of a Difference Equation
The Fibonacci sequence
Relation on the Order of a Difference equation with Initial Conditions with help from the Fibonacci sequence
Solutions to Difference equations
A bit of Cox’s Work
Introduction to the Worksheet
“Separate but Equal”
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