A collection of articles in the history of mathematics that appeared in journals of the Mathematical Association of America over the past 90 years.

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Find two numbers, x and y, such that their sum is 10 and x/y + y/x = 25

Having been given the perimeter and perpendicular of a right angled triangle, it is required to find the triangle.

In how many ways can a vowel and a consonant be chosen out of the word "logarithms?"

A man, woman, and two boys desire to cross a river, but their boat has weight restrictions!

A circle is inscribed in an isosceles trapezoid. Find the relationship of the radius to the sides.

Page 11: Dantzig to Dieudonne

This is a page from an early printed edition of the Arithmetica of Jordanus de Nemore (early 13th century).

This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.

These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.