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The story of Nicolaus Mercator, music, and logarithms.
A set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.
Images from a 16th century text about the astrolabe and its uses
A reprint of the 32nd yearbook of the NCTM, dealing with developments in mathematics education in the U.S. and Canada. In particular, it gives a history of the various reform movements up to the publication date of 1980.
A new sourcebook containing the works in their original form along with a translation and a brief commentary.
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.
Essays on how number has been critical to the work of scientists through the ages.
The classic work by Dirk Struik is still worth reading, especially for its attention to the social context of the development of mathematical ideas.
A dramatization, in two Acts, of the struggles of European mathematicians of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to come to terms with the newly admitted negative numbers.

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