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Suppose that the propability of success in an experiment is 1/10. How many trials of the experiment are necessary to insure even odds on it happening at least once?

Curve sketching, tangent lines, and optimization, explored via interactive applets

Knowing the base, b, and the altitude, a, of a triangle. Find the expression for a side of the inscribed square.
An extension of Al-Karaji's formula for the sum of the cubes by a 19th century Turkish author and journal editor
A description of this well-regarded website.
Website containing much information on mathematical symbolism and terminology, as well as portraits of mathematicians from postage stamps.
The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.
Posters illustrating mathematics concepts in such places as China, Japan, India, and the Americas.
The author became fascinated with the mysterious role of √-1 in electronics. Turning to history for insight, he brings the perspectives of both a practical man and a scholar in conveying the enchantment of mathematics for a non-mathematician.
A collection of articles on mathematics in Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.