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Why should we use historical problems in today's classroom? This article answers that question and serves as an introduction to the problems on this website.
A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.
Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics
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.
A wonderful survey of the history of mathematics, emphasizing its relationship with the ambient culture.

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

A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
A compilation of ethnomathematical ideas from around the world.
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.

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