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Beautifully illustrated practical mathematics manuscript designed to impress King James I

Our reviewer finds this collection of translations of Babylonian mathematical tablets to be both fascinating and accessible.

The first arithmetic book published in England was a 1522 Latin text by Cuthbert Tunstall.

Leonard and Thomas Digges applied mathematics to the science of war, including, as illustrated here, for troop formation.

Images from <em>De revolutionibus,</em> the book of Nicolaus Copernicus in which he presented his heliocentric theory, arguing that the planets, including the Earth, rotated about the Sun

Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

A collection of images of historical texts and tools to share with your students

The work of ten scientists who thought deeply about patterns.
Now there are six-headed four legged animals and four-headed two-legged birds. Find the total number of animals and birds.
A portrait gallery of mathematicians, mostly taken from the collection at the Dibner Library of the Smithsonian, with permission.

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