Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics

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Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics

Given the dimensions of an isosceles trapezoid find the length of the transversal drawn parallel to the bases that divides the trapezoid into 2 equal areas.

A lively history of number systems and number theory from earliest times up to the notion of "infinity".

A history of attempts to solve cubic and higher degree polynomial equations, including the notions of group theory and their relationship to the idea of symmetry.

The copybooks of two young men reveal very different purposes in learning geometry.

A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.

An analysis of James Gregory's proof of the Pappus-Guldin theorem, along with the original documents both in Latin and English.

A biography of Hypatia in her times, which carefully distinguishes between the known facts of her life and the many speculations about her.

There is a four sided field.

A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.