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A superb collection of articles by experts on various areas of the history of analysis, from the Greeks to modern times.

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

A discussion not only of the mathematics of pi, but of its applications through the centuries.
These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.
Twenty-three weary travelers entered a delightful forest. There they found 63 numerically equal piles of plantain fruit.
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 length of those sides.
This is an invited working conference as part of the ICMI Study Series.
This article contains examples of the use of the rule of false position in the solution of geometric problems as found in the work of Simon Stevin. We discuss the benefits for future teachers and their students.
A history of the development of Pascal's triangle in its various manifestations

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