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These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.
How does geometry begin? This work explores the origins of geometry in the work of artisans.
A biography of Hypatia in her times, which carefully distinguishes between the known facts of her life and the many speculations about her.
In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides

In this collection of essays on modern trends and issues in the history of mathematics, consideration of mathematics history in the classroom is often more theoretical than practical.

The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.
There is a four sided field.
Three men have a pile of money, their shares being 1/2, 1/3 and 1/6. Each man takes some money from the pile until nothing is left.
You have two sums of money, the difference of which is 2 dirhams; you divide the smaller sum by the larger and the quotient is equal to 1/2. What are the two sums of money?
One says that 10 is divided into three parts and if the small part is multiplied by itself and added to the middle one multiplied by itself the result is the large one multiplied by itself...