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We sadly announce the untimely death of one of Convergence's editorial board members.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
A man died leaving 3 sons, to whom he bequeathed his estate in the following manner: to the eldest he gave 184 dollars; to the second 155 dollars and to the third 96 dollars;
A survey of early theories of planetary motion, with dynamic figures to help in understanding these motions.
A number of 3 digits in base 7 has the same three digits...
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
Given: a circle with an inscribed equilateral triangle. The triangle has an area of 12 square units. What is the area of the circle?
In many sources, we see that Tartaglia has the surname Fontana. According to the author of this article, the co-discoverer of the cubic formula did not ever use that name.
The symposium this year will discuss Gauss's Disquisitiones Arithmeticae.
Paul Halmos Photograph Collection, page 3: M. Auslander, R. Baer, Banchoff, C. N. Moore, I. A. Barnett, P. Erdos, and Lida Barrett

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