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What will the diameter of a sphere be, when its volume and surface area are expressed by the same number?
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A set of four posters dealing with the Pythagorean Theorem, infinity, prime numbers, and the history of pi.
This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.
A reprint of the 32nd yearbook of the NCTM, dealing with developments in mathematics education in the U.S. and Canada. In particular, it gives a history of the various reform movements up to the publication date of 1980.
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.
After completing this assignment on Simon Stevin's treatment of decimal fractions in his 1585 De Thiende, the author's preservice mathematics teachers understood why our usual procedure for multiplying such fractions works.
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
A dramatization, in two Acts, of the struggles of European mathematicians of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to come to terms with the newly admitted negative numbers.

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