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A study of Victorian idealism and its relation to religion, as exemplified in the work of three 19th century British mathematicians.
A man has four creditors. To the first he owes 624 ducats; to the second, 546; to the third, 492; and to the fourth 368.
A rifle ball is fired through a three-inch plank, the resistance of which causes an unknown constant retardation of its velocity.
A novel about Pythagoras and his followers
Eratosthenes' measurement of the earth, in a form that's easy for teachers to use in the classroom.

A collection of images of historical texts and tools to share with your students

The author takes us on a historical tour of mathematics through postage stamps of the world that display mathematicians and mathematics.

This book demonstrates the relationship between the mathematics in some recently discovered Babylonian tablets and some standard problems from Egyptian mathematics.

The MAA's annual summer Mathfest will take place in Knoxville, TN from August 10-12, 2006.
The three sides of a triangular piece of land, taken in order, measure 15, 10, and 13 chains respectively.