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Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.
A gallery of episodes from the history of calculus.
Two travelers, starting at the same time from the same point, travel in opposite directions round a circular railway.
Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
Two persons sat down to play for a certain sum of money; and agree that the first who gets three games shall be the winner. After a few games they resolve to divide the stakes. How much should each person receive?
Given two circles tangent to each other and to a common line, determine a relationship between the radii and the distance between the tangent points.
A cultural history of the infinite, from ancient to modern times, in which the author clarifies the conceptual underpinnings of this vast topic.
Show that the curves x2 - y2 = a2 and 2 xy = b2 cross at right angles.
A description of a long-running conference in which undergraduate mathematics students gather to share their research on the history of mathematics.
This website contains a complete version of Euclid's Elements, with all the proofs.

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