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This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818). This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions. It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.
A study of the rise of English algebra from the Medieval period to the end of the seventeenth century.
A thorough study of Benjamin Franklin's mathematical accomplishments, in particular his work on magic squares.
A collection of biographies of sixty mathematicians from the eighteenth century to the twentieth.
Rabbits and pheasants are put in a basket.
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Leonardo da Vinci and Albrecht Durer both offered approximate constructions of regular pentagons for the use of artists. This article explains these constructions.
A survey of over two thousand years of the history of mathematics on the Indian subcontinent.
Archimedes' use of the law of the lever to compute areas and volumes in The Method is discussed. Classroom ready examples are presented.
The quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics will be in Mexico City, July 14-18, 2008.

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