The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.

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The annual meeting of the NCTM contains numerous sessions dealing with the history of mathematics.

The first detailed biography of James Joseph Sylvester.

In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25. Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse

The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.

A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.

A collection of biographies of sixty mathematicians from the eighteenth century to the twentieth.

In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?

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A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas

Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.