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The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.
The first detailed biography of James Joseph Sylvester.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
The highest point of the Andes is about 4 miles above sea level.
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.
A lion, a wolf and a fox each take a certain amount of time to eat a goat separately. How long would it take all these animals together to eat the goat?
Suppose a man had put out one cent at compound interest in 1620, what would have been the amount in 1824, allowing it to double once in 12 years?
A carpenter has undertaken to build a house in 20 days. He takes on another man and says; "If we build the house together, we can accomplish the work in 8 days!" How long would it take this other man to build the house working alone?
A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas

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