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The paperback reprint of this large collection of articles by experts on all aspects of the history and philosophy of mathematics.
In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?
Two posters illustrating the major milestones in the history of mathematics, from the first ideas of "number" to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.
A fish sees a heron looking at him from across a pool, so he quickly swims towards the south. When he reaches the south side of the pool, he has the unwelcome surprise of meeting the heron.
A wide-ranging site with links to many sources in the history of mathematics.
The story of the negative numbers

[Translation of title: Algebra in the Time of Babylon. When Mathematics Were Written on Clay.] A thorough review of Jens Hoyrup's revision, expansion, and French translation of his own 1998 book for Danish high-school students.

There is a log of precious wood 18 feet long whose bases are 5 feet and 2.5 feet in circumference. Into what lengths should the log be cut to trisect its volume?
The Tree of Proportions and Proportionality from the De Divina Proportione of Luca Pacioli published in 1509.

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