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A biography of Hypatia in her times, which carefully distinguishes between the known facts of her life and the many speculations about her.
The author presents five modules based on mathematics from medieval Islamic cultures for use in a variety of high school and college mathematics courses.
There is a four sided field.

This book describes some of the so-called temple geometry problems that Japanese mathematicians posed and solved beginning in the seventeenth century.

This article contains examples of the use of the rule of false position in the solution of geometric problems as found in the work of Simon Stevin. We discuss the benefits for future teachers and their students.
The Fibonacci numbers and applications to areas such as plant growth and stock market predictions.
This a wonderfully written tour of aspects of classical geometry-- a must read for all geometry teachers.
Brief biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities based on their work.
The expression 0^0 is usually called an indeterminate form. This article details the history of the meaning of this expression and concludes that, in some cases, we should evaluate it as 1.

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