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How Euler resolved the paradox first noted by Maclaurin that nine points should determine a curve of order three, yet two such curves can intersect in nine points

The annual meeting of the NCTM always contains sessions dealing with the history of mathematics and its use in teaching.
Page from al-Khwarizmi's algebra text written in about 825. The proof of the rule for solving a quadratic equation of the form "squares plus roots equal numbers".
A square walled city measures 10 li on each side. At the center of each side is a gate. Two persons start walking from the center of the city.
A history of the development of Pascal's triangle in its various manifestations
Given a right triangle where you know the length of the base and the sum of the perpendicular side and the hypotenuse.

A man and his wife drink a barrel of wine at different rates. Find the rate it takes both of them together to drink the wine.
The square root of half the number of bees in a swarm has flown out upon a jessamine bush; 8/9 of the swarm has remained behind.
A survey of concepts of infinite sets over the centuries.
Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.

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