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Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.

Now there are six-headed four-legged animals and four-headed two-legged birds placed together.
The author became fascinated with the mysterious role of √-1 in electronics. Turning to history for insight, he brings the perspectives of both a practical man and a scholar in conveying the enchantment of mathematics for a non-mathematician.
Two pages from a 1650 manuscript of the Lilavati of Bhaskara II (1114-1185). The second photo is an illustration of the Pythagorean Theorem.
The dimensions of a rectangular box in inches are expressed by three consecutive numbers. The surface of the box is 292 square inches. Find the dimensions.
Essays on various aspects of mathematical thought by prominent mathematicians of the past century.
The eleventh International Congress on Mathematical Education will meet in Monterrey, Mexico from July 6 to July 13, 2008.

The "rood", a linear measure dating from many centuries ago, is calculated anew in today's classrooms.

Page 8, Images from the Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Armand Borel, Karol Borsuk, Raoul Bott, William Browder, H. Arlen Brown, and R. Creighton Buck
This book explores the history of mathematics from the perspective of the creative tension between common sense and the "impossible" as the author follows the discovery or invention of new concepts that have marked mathematical progress.


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