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A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas
Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.
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?
The third part of a necklace of pearls, broken in a lover's quarrel, fell to the ground...
A study and English translation of Servois' attempt to place calculus on a foundation of algebraic analysis without recourse to infinitesimals, continuing the work of Lagrange.
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 speculator bought stock at 25% below par and sold it at 20% above par. He gained $1560. How much did he invest?
A survey of early theories of planetary motion, with dynamic figures to help in understanding these motions.
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.
Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics

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