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Nine examples of using history in the mathematics classroom -- for those who read French!

A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.
Three persons bought a sugar loaf in the form of a perfect cone 25"" high and agreed to divide it...what was the slant height of each one's share?
NCTM Annual Meeting in St. Louis
A survey of this theorem's 4000 year history, with applications to many fields.
This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.
In this article which won the 2005 prize of HOMSIGMAA, the author discusses Eratosthenes' argument to determine the size of the earth as well as possibilities for the size which Eratosthenes found (in modern measures).
An excellent book surveying the history of the philosophy of mathematics from the time of Plato to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Page 5 of Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Paul Bateman, Felice Bateman, Edward Begle, Alexandra Bellow, William Johnson, Georgia Benkart, Lipman Bers
This is the title page of the geometry book of Jacob Kobel (1460 - 1533). The book dealt primarily with measurement, showing its readers how to use various instruments to measure fields, determine heights of buildings, and perform various other necessary tasks.

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