A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

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A discussion of why we use "e" to represent the base of the natural logarithm system.

A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.

What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?

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

Eratosthenes' measurement of the earth, in a form that's easy for teachers to use in the classroom.

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

After completing this assignment on Simon Stevin's treatment of decimal fractions in his 1585 De Thiende, the author's preservice mathematics teachers understood why our usual procedure for multiplying such fractions works.

The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.

Two merchants, A and B, loaded a ship with 500 hhds (hogshead) of rum; A loaded 350 hhds, and B the rest; in a storm the seamen were obliged to throw overboard 100 hhds; how much must each sustain of the loss?