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This is the opening page of the section of the geometrical work of Oronce Fine (1494-1555) dealing with Euclid's work on circles. This is part of Fine's major work entitled Protomathesis, which covered arithmetic, astronomy and astronomical instruments, as well as geometry.
A biography of Hypatia in her times, which carefully distinguishes between the known facts of her life and the many speculations about her.
A song for Pi Day.
A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.
There is a four sided field.
This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.
Considering non-unique representation of Maya calendar numbers may help your students understand their own number system better.
NCTM Annual Meeting in St. Louis
This is the title page of the Nova Scientia (1537) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1499-1557). In this work, Tartaglia discussed the mathematics of artillery and developed methods for determining the range of a cannon.
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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