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The authors recount the 'great tale' of Napier's and Burgi's parallel development of logarithms and urge you to use it in class.
Now there are six-headed four legged animals and four-headed two-legged birds. Find the total number of animals and birds.
Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics
In the figure at the left, if the radii of each inscribed circle is 1, what are the dimensions of the bounding rectangle?
A ladder has 100 steps. On the first step sits 1 pigeon; on the second, 2; on the third, 3; and so on up to the hundredth. How many pigeons in all?
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 website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
A biography of Hypatia in her times, which carefully distinguishes between the known facts of her life and the many speculations about her.

[Translation of title: Algebra in the Time of Babylon. When Mathematics Were Written on Clay.] A thorough review of Jens Hoyrup's revision, expansion, and French translation of his own 1998 book for Danish high-school students.

In a given square, inscribe 4 equal circles so that...

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