Pantas’ Cabinet of Mathematical Wonders: Images and the History of Mathematics - References

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)


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Swetz, F., 1994, Learning Activities from the History of Mathematics, Portland, Maine: J. Weston Walch, Publisher.

Swetz, F., 2012, Mathematical Expeditions: Exploring Word Problems across the Ages, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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