This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.

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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.

How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics

This is the title page to the English version of Isaac Barrow's Geometrical Lectures, which were originally given in his position as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. These lectures contain one of the earliest statements and proofs of what is today known as the fundamental theorem of calculus.

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.