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The annual meeting of the HPM Americas Section will take place Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm. in the Landmark 5
room of the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.
There are four winners of the HOMSIGMAA Student Paper Contest for 2008. The papers may be accessed here.
This is a translation of an article of Leonhard Euler in which he attempts to prove the fundamental theorem of algebra. In addition, he discusses in detail his understanding of the nature of complex numbers.
Determine by using algebra the number of degrees in the angle A where: cos A = tan A
Classrom suggestions for integrating Leonardo's ideas in several different classes

A survey of the famous Konigsberg Bridge Problem and its connection to graph theory, by an undergraduate student

Two men starting from the same point begin walking in different directions. Their rates of travel are in the ratio 7:3.
How Servois' failed attempt to construct a foundation for the calculus nonetheless helped shape modern mathematics
What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when its angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers at the same time...
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.