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Title page from the Ars Magna, by Gerolamo Cardano, published in 1545. Engraved portrait of the author. First printed text of algebraic solution of cubic equations.
A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.
In a given square, inscribe 4 equal circles so that...
Find the isoceles triangle of smallest area that circumscribes a circle of radius 1.
Page 7, Who's That Mathematician: Images from the Paul R. Halmos Photograph Collection: Blackwell, Halmos, Boas, Bollobas, Bombieri, Mumford, Bonsall, Rankin
A new edition of a classic work on number theory.
This is a page from the Rechenbuch of Adam Riese. It deals with the measurement of barrels. Also a page that has a table showing numbers both in German words, in Roman numerals, and in the Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Information on previous ESUs