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A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

There are a number of wonderful mathematics websites that readers of Convergence should be aware of. We describe some of them here.
The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.
A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
What is the value of X...
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.
Boyer's classic text, as revised by Uta Merzbach, is still worth having.
It is required to determine whether 30 horses can be put into 7 stalls; so that in every stall there may be, either a single horse, or an odd number of horses.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.