This book is a collection of mathematical ideas organized around the themes of infinity and the illumination of the nature of mathematical thought.

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A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas

Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.

Gun metal of a certain grade is composed of 16% tin and 84% copper. How much tin must be added to 410 lbs. of this gun metal to make a composition of 18% tin?

The author presents five modules based on mathematics from medieval Islamic cultures for use in a variety of high school and college mathematics courses.

Reprint of a classic biography of Gauss, with a new forward by Jeremy Gray.

A survey of the use of technology in American mathematics teaching over the past 200 years.

A set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.

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

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.