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Essays on various aspects of mathematical thought by prominent mathematicians of the past century.
A father wills his estate valued at $40, 000 to his three children. Before the settlement one of the children dies. What should the other two receive?
Imagine an urn with two balls, each of which may be either white or black. One of these balls is drawn and is put back before a new one is drawn.
This is a page from an early printed edition of the Arithmetica of Jordanus de Nemore (early 13th century).
Show that the curves x2 - y2 = a2 and 2 xy = b2 cross at right angles.
A history of attempts to solve cubic and higher degree polynomial equations, including the notions of group theory and their relationship to the idea of symmetry.
Howard Eves' sixth edition is still worth considering for a textbook.
A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
Poster of Banneker, with a brief description of his life and work.

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