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The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.
A fellow said that when he counted his nuts by twos, threes, fours, fives and sixes, there was still one left over; but when he counted them by sevens they came out even. How many did he have?

In this collection of essays on modern trends and issues in the history of mathematics, consideration of mathematics history in the classroom is often more theoretical than practical.

Given the fraction ax/ (a-x ), convert it into an infinite series.

Curve sketching, tangent lines, and optimization, explored via interactive applets

A description of this well-regarded website.
A collection of articles from the American Mathematical Monthly by experts on the evolution of various fields of mathematics.
This unique and beautiful book features the biographies of twenty-two notable female mathematicians and scientists, showing how their determination, creativity, and intellectual passion helped them excel in their fields.

Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the lengths of those sides.

A study and English translation of Servois' attempt to place calculus on a foundation of algebraic analysis without recourse to infinitesimals, continuing the work of Lagrange.