A certain slave fled from Milan to Naples going 1/10 of the whole journey each day. At the beginning of the third day, his master sent a slave after him and this slave went 1/7 of the whole journey each day.

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A method for extracting square roots used in Italy through the 18th century was introduced in a manuscript by the 12th century mathematician al-Hassar. Appendix: When Was Fermat Born? (Not in 1601 ...)

A reprint of the 32nd yearbook of the NCTM, dealing with developments in mathematics education in the U.S. and Canada. In particular, it gives a history of the various reform movements up to the publication date of 1980.

A study of the nature of architecture in ancient Egypt and its relationship to Egyptian mathematics.

Given the cats eye as shown. Let the radius of the eye be given by R. What is the area of the pupil?

The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.

Some ideas on using student reports when you teach a course in the history of mathematics

A dramatization, in two Acts, of the struggles of European mathematicians of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to come to terms with the newly admitted negative numbers.

A new edition of a classic work on number theory.

Review of Bertram's text on the history of Greek science.