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A general mathematics website with much information on the history of mathematics.

A study of the solution of quartic equations in Cardano's Ars Magna and in the work of Euler and Descartes.

A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
A brief version of the author's well-known history of mathematics text.

A history of the concept of zero from as far back as the Babylonian period, with philosophical excursions into the meaning of "nothing".

NCTM Meeting in Philadelphia
A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.
Find the area of the elliptical segment cut off parallel to the shorter axis;
A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.
Download the three winning essays to learn about medieval Islamic dust boards, Old Babylonian similarity, and the Fermat Problem.