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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.
Suppose a man had put out one cent at compound interest in 1620, what would have been the amount in 1824, allowing it to double once in 12 years?
There is a garden is the shape of a rhombus whose side is 768.52 feet. Within the garden is an inscribed square flower bed whose side is 396 feet. What is the area of the garden?
A new history of Greek mathematics, taking into account the latest research.
A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.
A superb collection of articles by experts on various areas of the history of analysis, from the Greeks to modern times.
Where does pi come from? Why should we be interested in negative numbers, or square roots of negative numbers? How did people ever figure out the quadratic formula? A truly wonderful reference for teachers at all levels.
Gun metal of a certain grade is composed of 16% tin and 84% copper. How much tin must be added to 410 lbs. of this gun metal to make a composition of 18% tin?
Reprint of a classic biography of Gauss, with a new forward by Jeremy Gray.
Using the history of mathematics in a college algebra class has had significant positive effects on student learning.

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