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A biography of Gauss designed for high school students.
A history of algebra from its early beginnings to the twentieth century.
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The 2006 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2006, have many sessions in the history of mathematics and their use in teaching.
Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.
This is a page from a manuscript of the Algebra (Maqalah fi al-jabra wa-al muqabalah) of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131). This work is known for its solution of the various cases of the cubic equation by finding the intersections of appropriately chosen conic sections.
Information on the NCTM Fall, 2004 Eastern Regional meeting.
A mouse is at the top of a poplar tree 60 braccia high, and a cat is on the ground at its foot. The mouse decends 1/2 a braccia a day and at night it turns back 1/6 of a braccia.
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday
Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.

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