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This textbook seamlessly combines the history of non-Euclidean geometry with the mathematical ideas.
A biography of the 18th century author of an early calculus text, with some translations from the text.
A leech invited a slug for a lunch a leuca away.
The beginnings of land measurement in the early United States and how this affected American democracy.
There are four companies, in one of which there are 6 men, in another 8, and in each of the remaining two, 9 men. How many ways can a committee of 4 men be composed by choosing one man from each company?
Determine a number having remainders 2, 3, 2 when divided by 3, 5, 7 respectively.
Poster of Banneker, with a brief description of his life and work.
In his analysis of volumes of wine barrels, Kepler used ideas that would become important in differential and integral calculus. Use this article's animated visual imagery to help share Kepler's ideas with your students.

As is the case with a great deal of interesting mathematics, the conic sections are believed to have been discovered in an attempt to solve a problem, a problem which on the surface seems to have nothing to do with conic sections.

There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.

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