You are here

Convergence articles

Displaying 121 - 130 of 664

A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.
Page 6: Images from the Paul Halmos Photo Collection of Abram Besicovitch, R. H. Bing, Burton W. Jones, Garrett Birkhoff, Abolghassem Ghaffari, Errett Bishop, and Max Black
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.
This is the title page of the Margarita philosophica (Pearl of Wisdom) of Gregor Reisch (1467 - 1525). The first edition was published in 1503. This work was used as a university textbook in the early sixteenth century.
Find two numbers, x and y, such that their sum is 10 and x/y + y/x = 25
In how many ways can a vowel and a consonant be chosen out of the word "logarithms?"
How high above the earth must a person be raised that he [or she] may see 1/3 of its surface?
The development of 30 important mathematics subjects during the twentieth century made understandable to undergraduate mathematics majors.

Problems from a 15th century French manuscript, including one with negative solutions

Pages

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED