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There are two columns in the ruins of Persepolis left standing upright; one is 70 ft. above the plane, and the other 50 ft;
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.

A detailed study of the cycles of the Mayan calendar, along with some other ancient calendars.

This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.
Aspects of classical Greek mathematics are compared with areas of Babylonian mathematics.
The story of Nicolaus Mercator, music, and logarithms.
If a ball 6 inches in diameter weighs 32 lbs, what will be the weight of a ball 3 inches in diameter?
The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.
A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
This textbook seamlessly combines the history of non-Euclidean geometry with the mathematical ideas.

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