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Assume that the human population after the flood was 6 and that 200 years later the population was 1,000,000. Find the annual growth of the population.
Reprint of a classic biography of Gauss, with a new forward by Jeremy Gray.
The beginnings of land measurement in the early United States and how this affected American democracy.
The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.
Determine a number having remainders 2, 3, 2 when divided by 3, 5, 7 respectively.
A history of attempts to solve cubic and higher degree polynomial equations, including the notions of group theory and their relationship to the idea of symmetry.
In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?
A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.

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