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The author shows how teachers can use Leonhard Euler's original works in the classroom to explore Euler's famous polyhedral formula,
V + F = E + 2.

Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.
A farmer sold a team of horses for $440, but did not receive his pay for them until 1 yr, 8 mo after the sale. He had at the same time another offer of $410 for them. Did he gain or lose by the sale and by how much, money being worth 6%/yr?
Mathematics is often referred to today as the "science of patterns." But has this always been true historically, or is this something that happened in recent times? The question is discussed here with reference to the work of Euclid and Jacob Steiner.
A song for Pi Day.
A horse, halving its speed each day, travels 700 miles in 7 days. How far does it travel each day?
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.

The author uses her poem, 'The Enigmatic Number e,' to show how poetry about the history of mathematics can be used to enrich and enliven mathematics instruction.

Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics
NCTM Annual Meeting in St. Louis

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