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Mathematics is often referred to today as the "science of patterns." But has this always been true historically, or is this something that happened in recent times? The question is discussed here with reference to the work of Euclid and Jacob Steiner.
A journey through numbers from their earliest beginning in India to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by Wiles.
A horse, halving its speed each day, travels 700 miles in 7 days. How far does it travel each day?
A book delving into the working of the mathematical mind.
Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.
The annual meeting of the NCTM always contains sessions dealing with the history of mathematics and its use in teaching.

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.

A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
The story of the negative numbers
Given the fraction ax/ (a-x ), convert it into an infinite series.

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