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Page 5 of Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Paul Bateman, Felice Bateman, Edward Begle, Alexandra Bellow, William Johnson, Georgia Benkart, Lipman Bers
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
This is the title page of the geometry book of Jacob Kobel (1460 - 1533). The book dealt primarily with measurement, showing its readers how to use various instruments to measure fields, determine heights of buildings, and perform various other necessary tasks.
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
Prove that if the sums of the square opposite sides of any quadrilateral are equal, its diagonals interect at right angles.
This 1989 revision of the 1969 NCTM yearbook still provides wonderful suggestions for using the history of mathematics in the classroom.
The quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics will be in Mexico City, July 14-18, 2008.
A translation of one of the seminal papers in the field of elliptic integrals, but one that can be read by an undergraduate.
History of Maya calendars, including the modified base 20 number system used in them
How high above the earth must a person be raised that he [or she] may see 1/3 of its surface?