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A biography of the 18th century author of an early calculus text, with some translations from the text.
Tartaglia's method for solving cubics, which he eventually explained to Cardano.
What is the value of X...
It is required to determine whether 30 horses can be put into 7 stalls; so that in every stall there may be, either a single horse, or an odd number of horses.
In his analysis of volumes of wine barrels, Kepler used ideas that would become important in differential and integral calculus. Use this article's animated visual imagery to help share Kepler's ideas with your students.
Four episodes in the history of geometry are discussed, where dynamic geometry helps in understanding the ideas.
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.
A horse halving its speed every day runs 700 miles in 7 days.
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.

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