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A collection of short biographical sketches of people involved in the development of calculus, as well as brief descriptions of important events in that development.
Using the history of mathematics in a college algebra class has had significant positive effects on student learning.
A square walled city of unknown dimensions has four gates, one at the center of each side.
Two MAA PREP Workshops in the History of Mathematics will be offered in June at the MAA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
If 80 dollars worth of provisions will serve 20 men for 25 days, what number of men will the same amount of provisions serve for 10 days?
Now there are six-headed four legged animals and four-headed two-legged birds. Find the total number of animals and birds.
Essays on various aspects of Greek science and mathematics, which help give a context for those aspects of Greek culture.
Page 8, Images from the Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Armand Borel, Karol Borsuk, Raoul Bott, William Browder, H. Arlen Brown, and R. Creighton Buck
A ladder has 100 steps. On the first step sits 1 pigeon; on the second, 2; on the third, 3; and so on up to the hundredth. How many pigeons in all?
Page from the table of contents of Robert Recorde's The Grounde of Artes (1543) in which is outlined the first dialogue. This dialogue deals with some of the elements of arithmetic, including the basic operations and the use of the rule of three (or the Golden rule).

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