Original source material from seventeen mathematicians, with commentary by Stephen Hawking.

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Original source material from seventeen mathematicians, with commentary by Stephen Hawking.

A barrel has various holes in it. The fist hole empties the barrel in three days...

A wonderful survey of the history of mathematics, emphasizing its relationship with the ambient culture.

A man agreed to pay for 13 valuable houses worth $5000 each, what the last would amount to, reckoning 7 cents for the first, 4 times 7 cents for the second, and so on, increasing the price 4 times on each to the last.

In his analysis of volumes of wine barrels, Kepler used ideas that would become important in differential and integral calculus. Use this article's animated visual imagery to help share Kepler's ideas with your students.

A compilation of ethnomathematical ideas from around the world.

This meeting will take place at the MAA Carriage House in Washington, DC on April 19, 2008.

There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.

A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...

A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.