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This is the title page of the Nova Scientia (1537) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1499-1557). In this work, Tartaglia discussed the mathematics of artillery and developed methods for determining the range of a cannon.
Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
Several historical ideas of calculus, including curve sketching and optimization, explored using interactive applets and Geometers Sketchpad.
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
A description of this well-regarded website.
A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
A survey of techniques of minimizing and maximizing over the centuries.
A sketch of the history of topology, beginning with the polyhedron formula, but continuing up to the present.
This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.

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