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The earliest known example of a printed book on arithmetic, dates to 1478. Also known as the Art of Calculation.
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
Poster picturing five famous women, from Hypatia to Grace Hopper.
What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when it's angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers?
Page 9, Images from Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Burkholder, Butzer, Calderon, Chern, et al
Why should we use historical problems in today's classroom? This article answers that question and serves as an introduction to the problems on this website.
Determine the radii of three equal circles decribed within and tangent to a given circle, and also tangent to each other
This is the title page of the Siderius Nuncius (Starry Messenger) of Galileo (1564-1642), published in 1610. This book was a report on Galileo's first investigations with a telescope. Also includes Galileo's initial sketches of the surface of the moon.

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