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A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

In a square box that contains 1000 marbles, how many will it take to reach across the bottom of the box in a straight row?
How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics
A fellow said that when he counted his nuts by twos, threes, fours, fives and sixes, there was still one left over; but when he counted them by sevens they came out even. How many did he have?
This is the title page to the English version of Isaac Barrow's Geometrical Lectures, which were originally given in his position as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. These lectures contain one of the earliest statements and proofs of what is today known as the fundamental theorem of calculus.
Find the height of a window.
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
Two posters illustrating the major milestones in the history of mathematics, from the first ideas of "number" to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.
This meeting, held in conjunction with the NCTM Annual Meeting, will be dedicated to the memory of Karen Dee Michalowicz.
NCTM Meeting in Philadelphia

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