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A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
A history of attempts to solve cubic and higher degree polynomial equations, including the notions of group theory and their relationship to the idea of symmetry.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
A collection of biographies of sixty mathematicians from the eighteenth century to the twentieth.
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Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.

Two pages from a 1650 manuscript of the Lilavati of Bhaskara II (1114-1185). The second photo is an illustration of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Two cog-wheels, one having 26 cogs, and the other 20 cogs, run together. In how many revolutions of the larger wheel will the smaller gain in 12 revolutions?
Dynamic geometry software is used to demonstrate early Greek attempts at the trisection of an angle and the squaring of a circle.

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