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A math history class visits the 'Beautiful Science' exhibit at the Huntington Library in Southern California.

Three congruent circles of radius 6 inches are mutually tangent to one another. Compute the area enclosed between them.
Find the greatest value of y in the equation a4 x2= (x2 + y2)3.
A study of Mullikan's Nautilus, using movies to illustrate the important ideas
This website is connected to the book, The Joy of Pi. It has numerous interesting facts about pi, with links to additional sites.
Three hundred pigs are to be prepared for a feast.
A CD with eleven modules, each containing numerous activities designed to help secondary teachers use the history of mathematics to teach mathematics.
Mathematics is often referred to today as the "science of patterns." But has this always been true historically, or is this something that happened in recent times? The question is discussed here with reference to the work of Euclid and Jacob Steiner.
The author presents five modules based on mathematics from medieval Islamic cultures for use in a variety of high school and college mathematics courses.
A horse, halving its speed each day, travels 700 miles in 7 days. How far does it travel each day?