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How a translation of Peano's counterexample to the 'theorem' that a zero Wronskian implies linear dependence can help your differential equations students

Simpson's methods for finding maxima and minima are explored by using examples from his "Doctrine and Application of Fluxions." Many of his techniques could be used in today's classroom.
Page from al-Khwarizmi's algebra text written in about 825. The proof of the rule for solving a quadratic equation of the form "squares plus roots equal numbers".
A superb collection of articles by experts on various areas of the history of analysis, from the Greeks to modern times.

A new collection of original source materials in the mathematics of five civilizations.

Where does pi come from? Why should we be interested in negative numbers, or square roots of negative numbers? How did people ever figure out the quadratic formula? A truly wonderful reference for teachers at all levels.
A seminar of faculty from colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area, meeting monthly at Villanova University.

A biography of Gauss designed for high school students.

Page 7, Who's That Mathematician: Images from the Paul R. Halmos Photograph Collection: Blackwell, Halmos, Boas, Bollobas, Bombieri, Mumford, Bonsall, Rankin
The 2006 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2006, have many sessions in the history of mathematics and their use in teaching.

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