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A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.
This 1989 revision of the 1969 NCTM yearbook still provides wonderful suggestions for using the history of mathematics in the classroom.
One military horse cannot pull a load of 40 dan; neither can 2 ordinary horses, nor can three inferior horses.
If a ladder, placed 8 ft. from the base of a building 40 ft. high, just reached the top, how far must it be placed from the base of the building that it may reach a point 10 ft. from the top?
Fourth Annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Conference on the History of Mathematics

William Cook recounts the history of and computational progress on the traveling salesman problem, emphasizing connections within mathematics and with other disciplines.

Three people buy wood together. One pays the merchant 5 coins, another 3 coins, and the last 2 coins.
This is the opening page of the section of the geometrical work of Oronce Fine (1494-1555) dealing with Euclid's work on circles. This is part of Fine's major work entitled Protomathesis, which covered arithmetic, astronomy and astronomical instruments, as well as geometry.
Whimsical posters of fifteen mathematicians with brief biographies.
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