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Given a guest on horseback rides 300 li in a day. The guest leaves his clothes behind. The host discovers them after 1/3 day, and he starts out with the clothes.
The story of Nicolaus Mercator, music, and logarithms.
This resource consists of a series of 61 worksheets, each focused on a particular problem and related to a particular historical mathematical personality.
The annual meeting of the HPM Americas Section will take place Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm. in the Landmark 5
room of the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.
This is a translation of an article of Leonhard Euler in which he attempts to prove the fundamental theorem of algebra. In addition, he discusses in detail his understanding of the nature of complex numbers.
Essays on how number has been critical to the work of scientists through the ages.
A detailed study of the cycles of the Mayan calendar, along with some other ancient calendars.
This collection of readings gives details on the history of mathematics education in the U.S. from 1828 to 1959.
The classic work by Dirk Struik is still worth reading, especially for its attention to the social context of the development of mathematical ideas.
These posters illustrate aspects of the history of mathematics in countries from Babylonia to Ireland.