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

Page 9, Images from Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Burkholder, Butzer, Calderon, Chern, et al
A study of some elements of Greek geometry, as part of a course for liberal arts undergraduates on basic concepts of the calculus.
The Arithmetic of Boethius (480-524) dates from the early sixth century. This page is from a mansucript (Plimpton MS 165) that dates from approximately 1294, written on vellum.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
There are a number of wonderful mathematics websites that readers of Convergence should be aware of. We describe some of them here.
The two final volumes of the MAA tercentenary series on Euler present numerous papers on various aspects of Euler's life and work.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.
2007 marks the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Leonhard Euler, the most prolific mathematician of all time. There are numerous events throughout the world celebrating this anniversary, many of which are listed here.
The most popular and authoritative arithmetic book in late 17th and 18th century England, it stayed in print for 100 years.

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