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This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.
A square circumscribed about a given circle is double in area to a square inscribed in the same circle. True of false? Prove your answer.
A biography of Arthur Cayley, the outstanding mathematician of Victorian Britain.
These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.
As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.
The Midwest History of Mathematics Conference will take place in the Reinhart Center of Viterbo University, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, on October 3 and 4, 2008.
A history of the development of Pascal's triangle in its various manifestations
A bridge is built across a river in 6 months by 45 men. It is washed away by the current. Required the number of workmen sufficient to build another of twice as much worth in 4 months.
Now a pile of rice is against a wall, it has a base perimeter of 60 feet and a height of 12 feet.