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A cultural history of the infinite, from ancient to modern times, in which the author clarifies the conceptual underpinnings of this vast topic.
This website contains a complete version of Euclid's Elements, with all the proofs.
Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.
A wonderful survey of the history of mathematics, emphasizing its relationship with the ambient culture.
Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
A compilation of ethnomathematical ideas from around the world.
Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.
A description of this well-regarded website.
What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when it's angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers?
Determine the radii of three equal circles decribed within and tangent to a given circle, and also tangent to each other