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The eleventh International Congress on Mathematical Education will meet in Monterrey, Mexico from July 6 to July 13, 2008.

A study of the solution of quartic equations in Cardano's Ars Magna and in the work of Euler and Descartes.

The square of a certain number multiplied by itself and by 200 is 446,976. What is the number?
This book explores the history of mathematics from the perspective of the creative tension between common sense and the "impossible" as the author follows the discovery or invention of new concepts that have marked mathematical progress.


Information on the NCTM Fall, 2004 Eastern Regional meeting.
Given a pyramid 300 cubits high, with a square base 500 cubits to a side, determine the distance from the center of any side to the apex.
A man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.
Download the three winning essays to learn about medieval Islamic dust boards, Old Babylonian similarity, and the Fermat Problem.
A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.

Curve sketching, tangent lines, and optimization, explored via interactive applets

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