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As this biography reveals, Servois fought in battles for Paris and for the foundations of calculus.
There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.
The work of the great Renaissance artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci can be taught in secondary schools through an integrated approach of several disciplines. This article explores the approach of the Ross School.
There are many historical sessions during the 2007 summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
Having been given the lengths, a and b, of two straight lines drawn from the acute angles of a right triangle to the middle of the opposite sides, determine the length of those sides.
You have two sums of money, the difference of which is 2 dirhams; you divide the smaller sum by the larger and the quotient is equal to 1/2. What are the two sums of money?
I wish to find three numbers of such nature that the first and the second with 1/2 of the third makes 20...

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Explain the geometric basis of "completing the square," the original method of solving quadratic equations, to your students.
This is the title page to the English version of Isaac Barrow's Geometrical Lectures, which were originally given in his position as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. These lectures contain one of the earliest statements and proofs of what is today known as the fundamental theorem of calculus.

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