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Heron of Alexandria (ca 200) wrote on many aspects of applied mathematics.
A collection of articles on using the history of mathematics of the past 200 years in the undergraduate classroom.
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.

Review of a book that suggests that the accepted historical chronology is fundamentally flawed.

There is much to see in this museum related to the history of mathematics.
A gentleman has bought a rectangular piece of land whose perimeter is to be 100 rods; and he is to pay 1 dollar for each rod in the length of the land and 3 dollars for each rod in the breath of the land.
Here is the title page of part I of the General Trattato di Numeri (General Treatise on Number and Measure) (1556) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-1557). This is an extensive work on elementary mathematics that was popular in Italy for several decades after its publication.
A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...
The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

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