Famous Problems
http://www.maa.org/taxonomy/term/41891/0
enSolving the Cubic with Cardano
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/solving-the-cubic-with-cardano
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>To solve the cubic, Cardano relied on both <em>abbaco </em>and classical Greek geometric traditions. Follow his geometric thought visually.</p>
</div></div></div>Cubes, Conic Sections, and Crockett Johnson
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/cubes-conic-sections-and-crockett-johnson
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Children’s book author and painter's interest in doubling the cube</p>
</div></div></div>Proofs Without Words and Beyond
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/proofs-without-words-and-beyond
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The MAA's popular 'Proofs Without Words' enter the multimedia age. We welcome you to contribute!</p>
</div></div></div>The 'Problem of Points' and Perseverance
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-problem-of-points-and-perseverance
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Use Pascal's and Fermat's unfinished game problem to teach both probability and persistence</p>
</div></div></div>The Duplicators, Part I: Eutocius's Collection of Cube Duplications
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-duplicators-part-i-eutociuss-collection-of-cube-duplications
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Modern applets illustrate ancient Greek methods for doubling the cube.</p>
</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method-2
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method-4
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method-5
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>Review of [i]The Math Book[/i]
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/review-of-ithe-math-booki
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">In this fascinating and accessible book, the author devotes one lively, informative page of description and one striking, full-page illustration to each of 250 milestones in mathematics.</div></div></div>When Nine Points Are Worth But Eight: Euler's Resolution of Cramer's Paradox
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/when-nine-points-are-worth-but-eight-eulers-resolution-of-cramers-paradox
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>How Euler resolved the paradox first noted by Maclaurin that nine points should determine a curve of order three, yet two such curves can intersect in nine points</p>
</div></div></div>Review of [i]In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman[/i]
http://www.maa.org/publications/periodicals/convergence/review-of-in-pursuit-of-the-traveling-salesman
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>William Cook recounts the history of and computational progress on the traveling salesman problem, emphasizing connections within mathematics and with other disciplines.</p>
</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method-0
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method-3
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>The Classic Greek Ladder and Newton's Method
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/the-classic-greek-ladder-and-newtons-method-1
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Greek ladders for approximating square roots may be more ancient than the ancient Greeks. Students at any level can appreciate their beauty and simplicity. Those who have studied calculus can compare them with Newton's Method for approximating roots.</div></div></div>