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A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
Videotape of aspects of the history of mathematics.
Leonardo da Vinci and Albrecht Durer both offered approximate constructions of regular pentagons for the use of artists. This article explains these constructions.
After completing this assignment on Simon Stevin's treatment of decimal fractions in his 1585 De Thiende, the author's preservice mathematics teachers understood why our usual procedure for multiplying such fractions works.
Archimedes' use of the law of the lever to compute areas and volumes in The Method is discussed. Classroom ready examples are presented.
A listing of the history sessions at the 2008 Joint Mathematics meetings in San Diego, January 4-9, 2008.
Boyer's classic text, as revised by Uta Merzbach, is still worth having.
Classrom suggestions for integrating Leonardo's ideas in several different classes
Two men starting from the same point begin walking in different directions. Their rates of travel are in the ratio 7:3.
The Euler Society was founded as the tercentennial of the birth of the prolific Swiss-born genius Leonhard Euler approaches. The 2006 meeting is the fifth annual meeting of the Society.