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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.
Poster picturing five famous women, from Hypatia to Grace Hopper.
A translation of one of the seminal papers in the field of elliptic integrals, but one that can be read by an undergraduate.
Why should we use historical problems in today's classroom? This article answers that question and serves as an introduction to the problems on this website.
A cultural history of the infinite, from ancient to modern times, in which the author clarifies the conceptual underpinnings of this vast topic.
Subtitled How an Ancient Brotherhood Cracked the Code of the Universe and Lit the Path from Antiquity to Outer Space, this is a book of entertaining stories more so than scholarly research.
This website contains a complete version of Euclid's Elements, with all the proofs.
Determine the different values of x, when a certain function hits a minimum.
A wonderful survey of the history of mathematics, emphasizing its relationship with the ambient culture.
Find two numbers such that multiplying one by the other makes 8 and the sum of their squares is 27.