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

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

A history of attempts to solve cubic and higher degree polynomial equations, including the notions of group theory and their relationship to the idea of symmetry.

A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.

The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.

A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.

Three congruent circles of radius 6 inches are mutually tangent to one another. Compute the area enclosed between them.

Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics

A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar. Appendix: When Was Fermat Born? (Not in 1601 ...)

Given the cats eye as shown. Let the radius of the eye be given by R. What is the area of the pupil?

Dynamic geometry software is used to demonstrate early Greek attempts at the trisection of an angle and the squaring of a circle.