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Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.
Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.
This is a page from a manuscript of the Algebra (Maqalah fi al-jabra wa-al muqabalah) of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131). This work is known for its solution of the various cases of the cubic equation by finding the intersections of appropriately chosen conic sections.
This is an invited working conference as part of the ICMI Study Series.
A history of attempts to solve cubic and higher degree polynomial equations, including the notions of group theory and their relationship to the idea of symmetry.
A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
Videotape of aspects of the history of mathematics.
Image of first arithmetic book published in the English colonies in what is now the Eastern United States
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