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A lively description of ten of the greatest feuds in mathematics.

A fish sees a heron looking at him from across a pool, so he quickly swims towards the south. When he reaches the south side of the pool, he has the unwelcome surprise of meeting the heron.

This website offers a collection of biographies of mathematicians and a variety of resources on the development of various branches of mathematics. It is an extremely rich and extensive site.

A wide-ranging website with links to many sources in the history of mathematics.

What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895

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

A California miner has a spherical ball of gold, 2 inches in diameter, which he wants to exchange for spherical balls 1 inch in diameter. How many of the smaller spheres should he receive?

Two pages from a 1650 manuscript of the Lilavati of Bhaskara II (1114-1185). The second photo is an illustration of the Pythagorean Theorem.

The development of 30 important mathematics subjects during the twentieth century made understandable to undergraduate mathematics majors.

The two final volumes of the MAA tercentenary series on Euler present numerous papers on various aspects of Euler's life and work.

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