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A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
Request from the editors.
Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.
Make of 10 three parts such that one part multiplied by 3 makes as much as the other multiplied by 4 and as the other multiplied by 5.
Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
Given a number, take 1/3 of the number away from itself and add 2. If this result is multiplied by itself, it equals the number plus 24. What is the number?
How high above the earth must a person be raised that he [or she] may see 1/3 of its surface?
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
Prove that the area of a regular polygon can be given by the product of its perimeter and half the radius of the inscribed circle.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.

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