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Explain the geometric basis of "completing the square," the original method of solving quadratic equations, to your students.
There is a four-sided field whose eastern side measures 35 paces, its western side 45 paces, its southern side 25 paces and its northern side 15 paces. Find the area of this field.
A general mathematics website with much information on the history of mathematics.
In this fascinating and accessible book, the author devotes one lively, informative page of description and one striking, full-page illustration to each of 250 milestones in mathematics.
Given a pendulum as shown. The height of the pendulum is two units and its horizontal width is 2 units. What is the area of the pendulum?
A wonderful book about the square root of 2, beginning with the search for the side of a square double a given square.
A collection of sixteen posters of contributors to calculus, with brief biographical sketches.
A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
Videotape of aspects of the history of mathematics.