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The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held in New Orleans, LA from January 5-8, 2007.
A certain slave fled from Milan to Naples going 1/10 of the whole journey each day. At the beginning of the third day, his master sent a slave after him and this slave went 1/7 of the whole journey each day.

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

A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.
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".
The development of 30 important mathematics subjects during the twentieth century made understandable to undergraduate mathematics majors.
A collection of short biographical sketches of people involved in the development of calculus, as well as brief descriptions of important events in that development.
Short biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities.
Arithmos seminars are 24-hour workshops on the classics of mathematics, read in the original, or in a scholarly English translation.
A new edition of a classic work on number theory.

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