About the Author
Kathleen M. Clark is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at The Florida State University. Her research interests include: the impact of the study of history of mathematics on teachers' mathematical knowledge for teaching, the ways in which teachers use history in the teaching of mathematics, and the practices and development of mathematics teacher educators. In 2009, she joined Clemency Montelle at the University of Canterbury (Christchurch, NZ) as a visiting researcher in the history of mathematics.
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Schultz, P. (2000). Lecture 11: Simon Stevin’s introduction of decimals. Retrieved on July 31, 2009 from http://school.maths.uwa.edu.au/~schultz/3M3/L11Stevin.html
Smeur, A. J. E. M. (Ed.) (2008). Simon Stevin, De thiende. Retrieved on August 14, 2009 from http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/stev001thie01_01/colofon.htm
Struik, D. J. (1958). The Principal Works of Simon Stevin, Mathematics, Vol. II A. Amsterdam: Committee of Dutch scientists. Retrieved on August 31, 2009 from http://www.historyofscience.nl/search/detail.cfm?startrow=393&view=image&pubid=2501&search=De%20Thiende&var_pdf=&var_pages=