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A collection of articles in the history of mathematics that appeared in journals of the Mathematical Association of America over the past 90 years.
This is a collection of plates that Leonardo da Vinci created to illustrate De divina proportione of Luca Pacioli.
Of a collection of mango fruits, the king took 1/6; the queen 1/5 the remainder, and the three princes took 1/4, 1/3 and 1/2 (of the same remainder); and the youngest child took the remaining 3 mangoes.
Now there are three sisters who leave home together.
Simpson's methods for finding maxima and minima are explored by using examples from his "Doctrine and Application of Fluxions." Many of his techniques could be used in today's classroom.
This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.

The author shows how teachers can use Leonhard Euler's original works in the classroom to explore Euler's famous polyhedral formula,
V + F = E + 2.

These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.
A history of the various algebraic structures that came together to give us "abstract algebra" by early in the twentieth century.
A biography of Gauss designed for high school students.