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Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
Fourth Annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Conference on the History of Mathematics
Benjamin Banneker solved some trigonometry problems in his extant notebooks. One of them is discussed here. The authors have also discovered the probable source of Banneker's trigonometry table.
Three people buy wood together. One pays the merchant 5 coins, another 3 coins, and the last 2 coins.

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

One says that 10 is divided into three parts and if the small part is multiplied by itself and added to the middle one multiplied by itself the result is the large one multiplied by itself...
A collection of original texts to help students learn some important areas of mathematics.
If in a circle ABDC, circumscribe an equilateral triangle ABC; the straight line AD is equal to the sum of the two straight lines BD and DC: required a demonstration.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
There are two numbers which are to each other as 5 and 6 and the sum of their squares is 2196. What are the numbers?

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