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Table of Contents:

Famous Problems Home

The Bridges of Konigsberg
· Euler's Solution
· Solution, problem 1
· Solution, problem 2
· Solution, problem 4
· Solution, problem 5

The Value of Pi
· A Chronological Table of Values
· Squaring the Circle

Prime Numbers
· Finding Prime Numbers

Famous Paradoxes
· Zeno's Paradox
· Cantor's Infinities
· Cantor's Infinities, Page 2

The Problem of Points
· Pascal's Generalization
· Summary and Problems
· Solution, Problem 1
· Solution, Problem 2

Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Proof that e is Irrational

Book Reviews



Beckman, P. A History of Pi. New York: Dorset. 1989.

Bell, E. T. Men of Mathematics. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1986.

Boyer, C. B. A history of mathematics. New York, Wiley. 1968.

Dorrie, Heinrich. 100 great problems of elementary mathematics: their history and solution. New York: Dover. 1965.

Eves, H. An Introduction to the History of Mathematics. New York: CBS College. 1983.

Eves, H. Great moments in mathematics (before 1650). Mathematical Association of America. 1980.

Eves, H. Great moments in mathematics (after 1650) Mathematical Association of America. 1981.

Jacobs, H. Mathematics: A Human Endeavor. New York: W. H. Freeman and Co. 1982.

Kline, M. Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times. New York: Oxford University. 1972.

Kline, M. Mathematics in Western Culture. New York: Oxford University. 1953.

Simmons, G. F. Calculus Gems. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1992.

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