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Mesopotamian accounting evolved from simple clay token counters to a number-recording system that included impressions of these tokens on clay tablets.

Reprint of a classic biography of Gauss, with a new forward by Jeremy Gray.
A collection of illustrations of Inca quipus, with references to their earliest descriptions.
A book delving into the working of the mathematical mind.
Seven men held equal shares in a grinding stone 5 feet in diameter. What part of the diameter should each grind away?
The annual meeting of the NCTM always contains sessions dealing with the history of mathematics and its use in teaching.
Given a rectangle, find the line through one vertex of minimum length that passes through the extensions of the two opposite sides.
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.
A website with links to information about numerous topics in the history of mathematics.
Instructions that apply to Convergence but not necessarily to other areas of Loci

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