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There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.
A reprint of the 32nd yearbook of the NCTM, dealing with developments in mathematics education in the U.S. and Canada. In particular, it gives a history of the various reform movements up to the publication date of 1980.
Two men brought their fish through customs. Find how much the fish cost, and what is the customs fee.
The third part of a necklace of pearls, broken in a lover's quarrel, fell to the ground...
This conference takes place in 2006 at Pennsylvania State University, Erie.
A speculator bought stock at 25% below par and sold it at 20% above par. He gained $1560. How much did he invest?
How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics
A dramatization, in two Acts, of the struggles of European mathematicians of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to come to terms with the newly admitted negative numbers.
This is the title page to the English version of Isaac Barrow's Geometrical Lectures, which were originally given in his position as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. These lectures contain one of the earliest statements and proofs of what is today known as the fundamental theorem of calculus.
Of the two water reeds, the one grows 3 feet and the other 1 foot on the first day. The growth of the first becomes every day half of that of the preceding day, while the other grows twice as much as on the day before.

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