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An argument that the teaching of elementary integration should better reflect its historical development
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Title page of Jacob Bernoulli's Ars Conjectandi (The Art of Conjecturing), published posthumously in 1713 by his nephew Nicolaus I Bernoulli. The Ars Conjectandi is famous for Bernoulli's statement of a general rule for summing integral powers as well as for the first statement and proof of the Law of Large Numbers.
This article contains examples of the use of the rule of false position in the solution of geometric problems as found in the work of Simon Stevin. We discuss the benefits for future teachers and their students.

The "rood", a linear measure dating from many centuries ago, is calculated anew in today's classrooms.

The Fibonacci numbers and applications to areas such as plant growth and stock market predictions.
Problems taken from Chinese sources
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An elementary introduction to Euler squares and how they can be used in teacher training