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Poster of Banneker, with a brief description of his life and work.

Nine examples of using history in the mathematics classroom -- for those who read French!

As is the case with a great deal of interesting mathematics, the conic sections are believed to have been discovered in an attempt to solve a problem, a problem which on the surface seems to have nothing to do with conic sections.

A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.
A survey of this theorem's 4000 year history, with applications to many fields.
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
An excellent book surveying the history of the philosophy of mathematics from the time of Plato to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
A collection of short lectures by Howard Eves giving details on 20 important happenings in the history of mathematics before 1650.
Page 5 of Paul Halmos Photograph Collection: Paul Bateman, Felice Bateman, Edward Begle, Alexandra Bellow, William Johnson, Georgia Benkart, Lipman Bers

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