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On a day in spring a boy has gathered cherry blossoms under a cherry tree. Nearby a poet is reading some of his poems aloud. As he reads, the boy counts out the cherry blossoms, one blossom for each word of a poem.
Two posters illustrating the major milestones in the history of mathematics, from the first ideas of "number" to the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.
A history of algebra from its early beginnings to the twentieth century.
Cantor's work on Fourier series provides historical motivation for the study of point-set topology.
A four-sided town measures 1100 feet on one side and 1000 feet on the other side, on one edge 600 and the other edge 600.
This is a page from a manuscript of the Algebra (Maqalah fi al-jabra wa-al muqabalah) of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131). This work is known for its solution of the various cases of the cubic equation by finding the intersections of appropriately chosen conic sections.
What is the sum of the following series, carried to infinity: 11, 11/7, 11/49, etc.?
Archimedes' work, The Method, explained, along with many other important ideas of the great Greek geometer.
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday