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I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of $660 due on July 1; one of $940 due Sept. 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of $1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?
Original source material from seventeen mathematicians, with commentary by Stephen Hawking.
A new edition of a brief history text, arranged topically rather than chronologically.
This will be the fifth meeting of this kind, which brings together mathematics educators and researchers to share their teaching ideas and classroom experience in teaching mathematics based on historical, epistemological and cultural approaches.

Images of the first printed edition of Euclid's Elements

A brief version of the author's well-known history of mathematics text.
A discussion of why we use "e" to represent the base of the natural logarithm system.
This meeting will take place at the MAA Carriage House in Washington, DC on April 19, 2008.

A history of the concept of zero from as far back as the Babylonian period, with philosophical excursions into the meaning of "nothing".

A wooden log is encased in a wall. If we cut part of the wall away to a depth of 1 inch...