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Explain the geometric basis of "completing the square," the original method of solving quadratic equations, to your students.
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.
In this fascinating and accessible book, the author devotes one lively, informative page of description and one striking, full-page illustration to each of 250 milestones in mathematics.
Given a pendulum as shown. The height of the pendulum is two units and its horizontal width is 2 units. What is the area of the pendulum?
A wonderful book about the square root of 2, beginning with the search for the side of a square double a given square.
An official asks a woman why she has so many bowls to wash. The woman explains that she had dinner guests who ate meat, rice, and soup. Judging by the number of bowls, how many guests were there?
A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held in New Orleans, LA from January 5-8, 2007.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg

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