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Prove that the area of a regular polygon can be given by the product of its perimeter and half the radius of the inscribed circle.
This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
Having been given the sum of two numbers,a, and the difference of their squares,b, find the numbers.
A set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.
A circle is inscribed in an isosceles trapezoid. Find the relationship of the radius to the sides.
A comprehensive history of trigonometry from ancient times to the Renaissance.
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.
The eleventh International Congress on Mathematical Education will meet in Monterrey, Mexico from July 6 to July 13, 2008.