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How Euler resolved the paradox first noted by Maclaurin that nine points should determine a curve of order three, yet two such curves can intersect in nine points

A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
Two pages from a 1650 manuscript of the Lilavati of Bhaskara II (1114-1185). The second photo is an illustration of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Two merchants, A and B, loaded a ship with 500 hhds (hogshead) of rum; A loaded 350 hhds, and B the rest; in a storm the seamen were obliged to throw overboard 100 hhds; how much must each sustain of the loss?
Videotape of aspects of the history of mathematics.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
An interesting problem from Banneker's notebook as well as other problems to use with students.
Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.

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