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Aspects of classical Greek mathematics are compared with areas of Babylonian mathematics.
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
The story of Nicolaus Mercator, music, and logarithms.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
The annual meeting of the HPM Americas Section will take place Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm. in the Landmark 5
room of the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.
Page 4: Images of Jose Barria, Paul Halmos, Robert Bartle, Marshall Stone, Hyman Bass, and Joseph Bastian from the Halmos snapshot collection
This is a translation of an article of Leonhard Euler in which he attempts to prove the fundamental theorem of algebra. In addition, he discusses in detail his understanding of the nature of complex numbers.
A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
This is the title page of the Margarita philosophica (Pearl of Wisdom) of Gregor Reisch (1467 - 1525). The first edition was published in 1503. This work was used as a university textbook in the early sixteenth century.
A biography of Hypatia in her times, which carefully distinguishes between the known facts of her life and the many speculations about her.