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A collection of articles on using the history of mathematics of the past 200 years in the undergraduate classroom.

Three images from Kepler's 1609 Astronomia Nova, the text in which he introduced his first two laws of planetary motion

An elementary introduction to Euler squares and how they can be used in teacher training

Determine the dimensions of the least isosceles triangle ACD that can circumscribe a given circle.
A father wills his estate valued at $40, 000 to his three children. Before the settlement one of the children dies. What should the other two receive?
A gentleman has bought a rectangular piece of land whose perimeter is to be 100 rods; and he is to pay 1 dollar for each rod in the length of the land and 3 dollars for each rod in the breath of the land.
Imagine an urn with two balls, each of which may be either white or black. One of these balls is drawn and is put back before a new one is drawn.
A man bought a number of sheep for $225; 10 of them having died, he sold 4/5 of the remainder for the same cost and received $150 for them. How many did he buy?
The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?

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