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This is an invited working conference as part of the ICMI Study Series.

Determine the dimensions for a right-angled triangle, having been given the hypotenuse, and the side of the inscribed square.

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

If you are h feet tall and walk all the way around the Earth, keeping to the same circumference, how much farther has your head gone than your feet when you complete the journey?

This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.

A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.

One says that 10 is divided into three parts and if the small part is multiplied by itself and added to the middle one multiplied by itself the result is the large one multiplied by itself...

Boyer's classic text, as revised by Uta Merzbach, is still worth having.

If in a circle ABDC, circumscribe an equilateral triangle ABC; the straight line AD is equal to the sum of the two straight lines BD and DC: required a demonstration.

In this fascinating and accessible book, the author devotes one lively, informative page of description and one striking, full-page illustration to each of 250 milestones in mathematics.