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A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.
Poster of Banneker, with a brief description of his life and work.
The history of the Poincare conjecture up to its recent proof by Grigori Perelman.

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.

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

William Cook recounts the history of and computational progress on the traveling salesman problem, emphasizing connections within mathematics and with other disciplines.

A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
This is the opening page of the section of the geometrical work of Oronce Fine (1494-1555) dealing with Euclid's work on circles. This is part of Fine's major work entitled Protomathesis, which covered arithmetic, astronomy and astronomical instruments, as well as geometry.
A collection of short lectures by Howard Eves giving details on 20 important happenings in the history of mathematics before 1650.

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