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The MAA's annual summer Mathfest will take place in Knoxville, TN from August 10-12, 2006.

There is a regular pentagon. The length of its side is a. Find the area of the pentagon. Generalize your result for a nonagon.

A bibliographical reference to mathematics books printed in the new world before 1700.

When knowing the sum of their ages along with another equation, determine how old a father and son are.

A history of the various algebraic structures that came together to give us "abstract algebra" by early in the twentieth century.

I owe a man the following notes: one of $800 due May 16; one of$660 due on July 1; one of $940 due September 29. He wishes to exchange them for two notes of$1200 each and wants one to fall due June 1. When should the other be due?

A tree 100 units high is 200 units distant from a well; from this tree one monkey climbs down and goes to the well...

The ICM meets every four years. This year, the meeting takes place August 22-30 and is being held in Madrid. Section 20 of the Congress deals with the history of mathematics.

On a certain ground stands two poles 12 feet apart, the lesser pole is 35 ft. in height and the greater 40 ft. It is sought, if the greater pole will lean on the lesser, then in what part will it touch?

The author uses her poem, 'The Enigmatic Number e,' to show how poetry about the history of mathematics can be used to enrich and enliven mathematics instruction.