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A biography of the geometer Donald Coxeter.
The development of 30 important mathematics subjects during the twentieth century made understandable to undergraduate mathematics majors.
Short biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities.
Download the two winning essays to learn about using indivisibles to find the area under a cycloid arch in the 17th century and about the Radon transform and its use in x-ray tomography in the 20th century.
This is the title page of Isaac Barrow's Latin edition of the works of Archimedes, the first four books of Apollonius's Conics, and Theodosius's Spherica. It was published in 1675.
Suppose a ladder 60 feet long is placed in a street so as to reach a window 37 feet above the ground on one side of the street...
The Ohio Section Short Course will consider the use of original sources in teaching mathematics.
A man plants 4 kernels of corn, which at harvest produce 32 kernels: these he plants the second year; now supposing the annual increase to continue 8 fold, what would be the produce of the 15th year, allowing 1000 kernels to a pint?
A wooden beam is stood vertically against a wall. The length of the beam is 30 units.
A circle, a square and an equilateral triangle all have the same perimeter equal to 1 meter. Compare their areas.